Asteroid 2006 VW139 that look like a comet a new member group of sneaky asteroids called Atens.
2004 EW95, an asteroid distant cousins with carbon trace
There are several companies working on missions and techniques to harvest minerals from asteroids. What other resources are out there that we can use?
NASA’s Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex to bounce RADAR beams off of the asteroid Florence & exploring the concept a fully mechanical rover for Venus
New Horizons wakes up and there is methane dunes on Pluto!
Since we started Astronomy Cast we’ve visited many smaller objects in the Solar System up close, from Ceres and Vesta to Pluto, not to mention a comet. What have we learned? more
Throughout history small close approaching space rocks have been a part of our environment. Now, asteroid hunters are routinely discovering these small asteroids as they pass closer than the Moon is to us. more stories at #365DaysOfAstro
Hey there’s another extrasolar asteroid and China moving toward a moon rover