The space probe has released its fourth, and final, rover onto the asteroid’s surface at a different height from the others
Why have scientists and engineers invested so much time, effort and money into a mission to a nearby asteroid?
This catastrophic event wiped out 76 percent of all life on Earth 66 million years ago
The asteroid is likely shedding reddish dust, revealing a fresh, blue surface beneath
Astronomers have deduced from a meteorite that the second largest asteroid in the Asteroid Belt was part of a tremendous collision
The Galactic Empire did things the hard way by shooting materials from a planet as well as building it in space, according to a NASA engineer
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has uncovered some interesting details about the asteroid’s eruptive particle plumes, jagged surface and more
The Kuiper Belt Object’s remarkable appearance illuminates the processes that built the planets four and a half billion years ago
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has already spotted the signs for water residing in the asteroid’s surface
What are these space rocks made of?
How do space rocks make such large dents in celestial bodies?
The Perseid meteor shower will peak on 12-13 August 2018 and will also have no moonlight to impede viewing
Would any of the proposed plans to capture asteroids affect the Earth’s orbit?
The light reflected from the surface of the new-Earth asteroid is much different from what astronomers previously thought
New results indicate interstellar nomad `Oumuamua is a comet and not an asteroid
Astronomers confirm the existence of the first carbon-rich lump of space rock in the outer reaches of the Solar System
“This thing is an oddball,” says Karen Meech of the University of Hawaii’s Institute for Astronomy who leads an international team studying this interstellar interloper
The exercise was led by NASA scientists in a bid to test the International Asteroid Warning Network
The asteroid sample return mission will blast off from Cape Canaveral between 00:05 and 02:05 (BST) on Friday 9 September
OSIRIS-REx will launch for asteroid Bennu in early September