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Nine students from Jammu and Kashmir join global asteroid search campaign

The campaign was organised by the Homi Lab in association with the International Astronomical Search Collaboration

Published on 19th December 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: NASA's DART mission hits an asteroid, as planned! Now, what next?

This was NASA's first attempt to use a DART to hit an asteroid to change the course of its orbit. Did it work?

Published on 27th September 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: It is International Asteroid Day! What is its significance and why do we observe it?

Social campaigns, awareness events, and public rallies along with online digital campaigns, this is how the World Asteroid Day is celebrated

Published on 30th June 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: So, is the asteroid twice the size of Burj Khalifa that's going to fly by Earth today dangerous?

NASA has been keeping track of the orbit of this particular asteroid for a long time now and these are the conclusions it has arrived at

Published on 18th January 2022

What The FAQ: What is NASA's DART Mission to crash a spacecraft in space all about?

In a tweet, NASA mentioned how the mission will test crash a spacecraft into an asteroid heading towards Earth, preventing the asteroid from colliding

Published on 25th October 2021

WHAT THE FAQ: Here's what you need to know about the stadium-sized asteroid Go20 that will pass frighteningly close to Earth

With NASA having predicted a tadium size asteroid going to fly past close to the Earth, we try to dig in more information about its speed, orbit of the asteroid and more

Published on 24th July 2021

What the FAQ: What are asteroids? Which was the latest asteroid that passed by the Earth?

As Google celebrates the 99th birthday of Margherita Hacks, an Italian astrophysicist and scientific disseminator, we try to dig out more information on what asteroids are and how they are formed

Published on 12th June 2021

NASA spacecraft leaves mess after grabbing asteroid samples

The Osiris-Rex spacecraft made one final flyby of asteroid Bennu on April 7 to take photos of the disturbance left by October's sample collection

Published on 16th April 2021

What the FAQ: Everything you need to know about the fastest asteroid to pass Earth on March 21

Here's all you need to know about the fastest and biggest asteroid to pass Earth in 2021, whether you can see it with bare eyes and more

Published on 13th March 2021

Large asteroid to zoom past Earth on March 21, no threat of collision: NASA

Called 2001 FO32, the near-Earth asteroid will make its closest approach at a distance of about two million kilometres, the US space agency said on Thursday

Published on 12th March 2021

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