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Make Mars Livable with Asteroids: Researchers Propose Terraforming Plan

Added: 25.04.2017 15:51 | 5 views | 0 comments

A new plan for the "terraformation" of Mars has been scripted by a research team – a blueprint for the red planet to terraform a site on Mars in 2036.


Mars Trojans may be part of a planet that was destroyed long ago

Added: 25.04.2017 12:21 | 3 views | 0 comments

Nine asteroids that trail the Red Planet contain a material usually only formed in the mantle of rocky planets

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Death by Asteroid: The Most Likely Ways for a Space Rock to Kill You

Added: 21.04.2017 12:05 | 14 views | 0 comments

If an asteroid strike kills you, it will probably do so with powerful winds and/or shock waves.


A direct hit from a large asteroid wouldn't be pretty

Added: 20.04.2017 21:52 | 13 views | 0 comments

A major asteroid safely passed us this week. Whew! Had it made impact it could have been just as bad as in a Hollywood movie.

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Asteroid Misses Earth Narrowly, by Cosmic Standards

Added: 19.04.2017 20:37 | 36 views | 0 comments

The asteroid, 2014 JO25, which is approximately 2,000 feet end-to-end, was about 1.1 million miles away when it passed by on Wednesday morning.

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See the big peanut-shaped asteroid zooming by Earth Wednesday

Added: 19.04.2017 19:36 | 6 views | 0 comments

NASA gets a good look at a hefty asteroid passing by Earth, and it resembles a popular legume.

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Earth Had 'Close Encounter' With Rock Of Gibraltar-Sized Asteroid On Wednesday

Added: 19.04.2017 19:27 | 18 views | 0 comments

Planet Earth had yet another “close encounter” when a large asteroid the size of the Rock of Gibraltar passed safely by Wednesday, BBC News reported. The object, measuring nearly a kilometer wide, came within five times the distance between the Earth and the Moon, the report said. The asteroid, known as 2014 JO25, is the biggest space rock to pass by the planet since 2004, the report said. Views of the rock will best be seen in the darkness Wednesday night, the report said, weather permitting. The peanut-shaped asteroid, which rotates about once every five hours, was observed using radar imagery from NASA’s 70m (230 ft.) antenna at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in...

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