1. AlphaAtlas

    Hayabusa2 Probe Captures Dust From an Asteroid

    Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency just confirmed that a probe sent from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft has successfully touched down on the surface of an asteroid. But unlike the previous bouncing probes that landed on Ryugu, this one fired a "bullet" into the asteroid's surface to collect some...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Los Alamos Wants To Slam a Spacecraft Into an Asteroid

    Los Alamos National Laboratory, which is famous for its work on the Manhattan Project and other ventures related to national security, intends to work with NASA to test asteroid deflection strategies. According to the YouTube video they just uploaded, the organizations want to hit Didymoon, a...
  3. cageymaru

    The Los Alamos National lab Is Studying Methods of Deflecting Asteroids

    The Los Alamos National Lab is studying how to deflect asteroids out of their orbital paths by crashing a spacecraft into it. This testing is being done to learn how to prevent an asteroid strike against Earth. A spacecraft named DART will be tested on asteroid Didymoon to see if crashing the...
  4. DooKey

    NASA Has a New Plan to Detect and Destroy Asteroids Before They Hit Earth

    NASA has developed a new plan to detect and deflect asteroids that might hit the earth. They plan to enhance our capability to detect near-Earth asteroids and improve our prediction abilities so we have a better idea of when they will strike and where they will strike. Additionally, they are...