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To Land on an Asteroid

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This article was written by Marc Dantonio for the Huffington Post. I remember once a number of years ago when a relative in my family, a Catholic Nun named Florence showed up at…

Interview with Gerrit Kernbauer: Observing an impact on Jupiter

Interview with Gerrit Kernbauer: Observing an impact on Jupiter 150 150 Asteroid Day

Yesterday I had the opportunity to speak to Gerrit Kernbauer, the Austrian-born amateur astronomer who observed an impact on Jupiter a few days ago. Here it is. Enjoy! (You can…

Comet unexpectedly whizzes past Earth

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The article features Asteroid Day Expert Vishnu Reddy and was written by Lucy Schouten for CSMonitor.com which is not affiliated with Asteroid Day. Astronomers estimated that on March 23, a comet would fly…

This is how big an asteroid would need to be to wipe out New York City

This is how big an asteroid would need to be to wipe out New York City 2205 1190 Asteroid Day

This video and the article were produced by Alex Kuzoian for Business Insider UK. Neither Alex nor Business Insider UK are affiliated with Asteroid Day. An asteroid doesn’t need to be massive…

International Space Station receives asteroid “dust” experiment

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This article was written by Brendan Byrne for WMFE.org. Neither are affiliated with Asteroid Day. NASA wants to explore the surface of asteroids, and private companies want to mine them for…