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Asteroid

OSIRIS-REx begins its countdown to launch

The NASA asteroid-sample return mission being led by the UA's Lunar and Planetary Lab is less than three years away.

December 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

NASA wants to corral an asteroid

WASHINGTON — It’s been a while since NASA’s been known as a place for space cowboys.

April 05, 2013 9:04 pmLoading…
Big asteroid will come close - but miss us

Big asteroid will come close - but miss us

An asteroid about the size of the one that created Arizona's Meteor Crater will whiz by Earth on Feb. 15, getting closer to us than some of our orbiting communications satellites.

February 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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