Mountain-Size Asteroid Flies By Earth Today: Watch It Online
This image shows the path of Asteroid 2004 BL86 through the sky on Jan. 26 and Jan. 27. Skywatchers with a backyard telescope should be able to see the large space rock in the sky.
January 26th, 2015
A huge asteroid will become the largest space rock of its kind to pass closest to Earth until 2027 today (Jan. 26) when it zooms safely by Earth beyond the orbit of the moon, and you can see the space rock's flyby live online.
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Bringing Pluto into Focus: Q&A with New Horizons PI Alan Stern
This artist's illustration shows NASA's New Horizons spacecraft during its flyby of the Pluto system on July 14, 2015.
January 26th, 2015
Alan Stern, principal investigator of NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto, talks to Space.com about the probe's July 14 flyby of the dwarf planet.
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WATCH LIVE @ 11 am ET: Slooh Webcast of Asteroid 2004 BL86 Flyby
Asteroid Flying By Earth Could Be Half-Kilometer Wide | Orbit Animation
January 26th, 2015
The online Slooh observatory will offer a free webcast today (Jan. 26) at 11 a.m. EST (1600 GMT) to track the mountain-sized asteroid 2004 BL86 as it flies by Earth. Here's how to watch.
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They Want to Believe: UFO Hunters Plan Database to Track Sightings
Object Seen in April 2013
January 25th, 2015
A new investigative organization has just kick-started the creation of a worldwide UFO database, which will allow people around the globe to report their supposed extraterrestrial encounters.
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Mountain-Size Asteroid to Fly by Earth Monday: How NASA Will Watch
An artist’s concept of a near-Earth asteroid flying close to Earth.
January 23rd, 2015
Although the flyby of asteroid 2004 BL86 — which is about 1,800 feet (550 meters) wide — poses no foreseeable threat to Earth, it does present a rare opportunity to easily see a near-Earth asteroid, NASA officials say.
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NASA, SpaceX, Boeing to Host News Conference Monday: Watch Live
Launch America Graphic
January 26th, 2015
NASA, SpaceX and Boeing will host a news conference Monday (Jan. 26) to update the public on the progress of the space agency's commercial crew program. You can watch the press event live on Space.com.
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'Faster-Than-Light' Illusion Could Help Unveil Cosmic Secrets
A strange "faster-than-light" experiment could help astronomers study distant objects like NGC 2261
January 25th, 2015
A "faster-than-light" experiment could be a real-world tool for studying the cosmos, according to research presented this month at the 225th American Astronomical Society meeting in Seattle.
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