probe to study “Trojan” asteroids on Jupiter

NASA launched an unprecedented mission this Saturday (16) to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids, two large clumps of space rock that scientists believe are remnants of material that formed outer planets in the Solar System. The space probe, nicknamed Lucy and packed inside a special cargo pod, according to news reported by Brazil agency, took off […]

A huge asteroid is approaching the Earth – are there any threats

IN The US National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) has warned of a celestial body approaching Earth that is larger than the largest football field. Asteroid 2021 GM4 will fly as close as possible to our planet on July 1. About the appearance of a space guest in the sky informs British edition Express. NASA […]

Astronomical research reveals that asteroids are approaching Earth before the end of 2020

Dr. Gad El-Qady, President of the National Institute for Astronomical Research, confirmed that during the remaining period of this year, astronomers around the world will witness the observation of some asteroids approaching the Earth during the period (25-30 December 2020 AD), which are at great distances from planet Earth. As the closest of them will […]

Japan. The researchers managed to extract dust from the Ryugu asteroid

The president of the Japanese space agency Hiroshi Yamakawa said at a press conference that the probe landed twice on the asteroid, the second time creating an artificial crater and collecting some debris. The moment of the collapse of the Arecibo radio telescope. Drone recording In his opinion, further study of the samples may shed […]

Apophis asteroid sped up. May it collide with the Earth? When it passes the Earth

The asteroid Apophis called the “god of chaos” sped up. The facility is approximately 325 meters wide and is classified as the third highest risk on the Palermo Technical Impact Risk Scale. Its collision with the Earth would cause an explosion with a strength equal to 880 million tons of TNT. Scientists emphasize that the […]

In a dangerous maneuver … a probe captures a rock sample from an asteroid

<div id="firstBodyDiv" data-bind-html-content-type="article" data-bind-html-compile="article.body" data-first-article-body=" The probe, belonging to the agency, has landed "NASA" On the surface of an asteroid "Benno", Which is characterized by being rugged, and picked up a rock sample dating back to the period of the emergence and formation of our solar system. The spacecraft is extended "Osiris Rex" Its robotic […]