Asteroid Videos


Discovery Channel - Large Asteroid Impact Simulation (2008). Earth was born as a result of repeated asteroid collisions, the moon was created by a single giant ...

Some of the world's best scientists are running drills to practice for a near earth object collision. WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez spoke with Cathy Plesko from the Los ...

Scientists were surprised and delighted to detect --for the first time-- an interstellar asteroid passing through our solar system. Additional observations brought ...

Impact Craters on Earth, Moon and other planets provide evidence that the Earth has been struck by asteroids since it formed roughly 4.5 billion years ago.

The asteroid belt provides important clues into the history of our solar system. Meteorite specialist Denton Ebel, curator in the Division of Physical Sciences, ...

Discovery Channel - Miracle Planet - Large Asteroid Impact Simulation (2008). Earth was born as a result of repeated asteroid collisions, the moon was created ...

The OSIRIS-REx team has already pushed the boundaries of scientific exploration -- going from ground-based radar images from Arecibo in Puerto Rico all the ...

The Asteroid Impact Mission (AIM) is a candidate mission currently undergoing preliminary design work. Launched in October 2020, AIM would travel to a binary ...

If there's a giant asteroid expected to hit Earth, NASA and FEMA are responsible for getting the news out. These two agencies have performed multiple ...

There are lots of names associated with space rocks, so what is the difference? Join the Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers to find out. They will also ...

The Yarkovsky effect makes some asteroids more of a hazard to Earth than others. But what is it and how does it work? Explore more space content from the ...

Record-Breaking Meteorite Crash on Moon Sparks Brightest Lunar Explosion Ever: ...

NASA's Infrared Telescope facility captured asteroid 2012 KT42 as it whizzed by Earth. The telescope locks onto the target (bright object) thus making the stars ...

1100-foot-wide (340-meter-wide) near-Earth asteroid 99942 Apophis will safely flyby Earth on April 13, 2029. At closest approach it will be about 19000 miles ...

Oceans cover 71% of the Earth's surface. If an asteroid were to strike us, it would probably land in the water. This award-winning animation from Los Alamos ...

Our Earth is constantly bombarded by small asteroids that try to penetrate its protective atmosphere. The vast majority don't get through, but larger asteroids ...

NASA tracks more than 10000 Near Earth Objects (NEOs) in space. Millions of years ago, one of these NEOs hit Earth, wiping out the dinosaurs. No person has ...

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Asteroids are the leftover building blocks of the solar system, remnants from the dawn of planet formation that may have delivered organics and water to early ...

This video, generated from Goldstone's Solar System Radar, shows the rotation of the asteroid when it was 4.3 million miles from Earth.

Three of the world's largest radio telescopes team up to show a rare double asteroid. 2017 YE5 is only the fourth binary near-Earth asteroid ever observed in ...

NASA keeping eye on non-planet threat sized asteroid the size of worlds tallest building Two asteroids will fly past Earth Friday and Saturday including one that's ...

On 30 June 2018, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and ESA teamed up to produce a packed Asteroid Day webcast, streamed live from the new ESO ...

An asteroid doesn't need to be massive to cause serious damage. The Chicxulub asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs is estimated to have been about 6 miles ...

On Dec. 3, 2018, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrives at its target, near-Earth asteroid Bennu. Here, the team explains mission goals and the process of approach ...

Scientists using two giant, Earth-based radio telescopes bounced radar signals off passing asteroid 2011 UW158 to create the "images" in this animation ...

If an asteroid were spotted headed towards Earth, what could humanity do about it? On 30 June, world renowned scientists, Nobel laureates, astronauts, ...

Asteroid 2017 VR12 safely flew by Earth on Mar. 7, 2018. Its closest approach to Earth was about 898000 miles away (1445190 km). Gianluca Masi (Virtual ...

Video Created by Scott Manley, this is a view of the solar system showing the locations of all the asteroids starting in 1980, as asteroids are discovered they are ...

Rüdiger Jehn, co-manager of near-Earth object activities under ESA's Space Situational Awareness (SSA) programme, explains why asteroids and other NEOs ...

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