Asteroids

Meteor Marvelling: Noctilucent Clouds and Us

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Asteroid Day expert Dr. Boslough assesses the effects of meteors in the sky, and how they might be more relevant than we thought to humanity. As I prepare slides and…

NASA’S OSIRIS-REX CLOSER THAN EVER BEFORE TO ASTEROID’S SURFACE

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently getting ready to scoop up a sample of asteroid Bennu. Last month, it managed to complete a partial dress rehearsal for its trip to the…