Asteroid News:

Fortnite Chapter 2: First glimpse of new season after map wiped out by asteroid
asteroid and enveloped in a black hole, Fortnite is back online. Season 11 - or Chapter…


Fortnite: Map blown up and replaced with black hole
…A huge asteroid has blown up the map in Fortnite - to mark the end of season 10… was destroyed by an asteroid. Fans had been predicting a dramatic finale of season 10 which…


Hayabusa-2: Japanese spacecraft makes final touchdown on asteroid
…A Japanese spacecraft has touched down on a faraway asteroid, where… contact with the Ryugu asteroid was met with relief and cheering in the control room… craft, which grabbed rocks from the asteroid in February. After blasting a crater…


Movie shows moment of asteroid landing
… down on an asteroid Ryugu. Hayabusa was attempting to grab a sample of rock… in the manoeuvre, which occurred on asteroid on 21 February (GMT). A shower of dusty fragments…


Chicxulub asteroid impact: Stunning fossils record dinosaurs' demise
… the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Excavations in North… the giant asteroid hit the Earth. When this 12km-wide object slammed into what is now… that was enriched with iridium, an element commonly found in asteroids and meteorites. Iridium…


Hayabusa-2: Asteroid mission exploring a 'rubble pile'
…The asteroid being explored by the Japanese mission Hayabusa-2 is a "rubble… pile" formed when rocks were blasted off a bigger asteroid and came back together… again. The discovery means that asteroid Ryugu has a parent body out there somewhere…


Hayabusa-2: Japanese probe likely to have 'bombed' an asteroid
… charge on the asteroid it is exploring. The idea was to create an artificial crater… in the asteroid. Because of the debris that would have been thrown up in this event, Hayabusa… appeared to show a spray of debris emerging from the limb of the asteroid, indicating…


Hayabusa 2: Asteroid image shows touchdown marks
… it touched down on the surface of an asteroid last week. The discolouration could have…, or by the bullet it fired into the ground. The purpose of the touchdown on asteroid Ryugu… approached the 1km-wide asteroid with an instrument called the sampler horn. On touchdown…


Hayabusa-2: Movie shows moment of asteroid landing
…A camera captures the moment Hayabusa-2 touches down on an asteroid A movie… on an asteroid. The probe was attempting to grab a sample of rock from the 1km-wide body… Earth. During sample collection, the spacecraft approached the asteroid


Japan sets date for asteroid 'rock grab'
… from an asteroid on 22 February, the country's space agency (Jaxa) says. Hayabusa 2… reached asteroid Ryugu in June 2018 after a three-and-a-half-year journey from Earth… the asteroid's surface was more rugged than expected. During sample collection…