Asteroid Earth

Japan Test-Fires Space Cannon Designed To Shoot Asteroid

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Japan has successfully tested a space cannon designed to shoot an asteroid. The Hayabusa2 will launch in 2014, with the aim of firing a metal bulle...

Giant Asteroid Set To Pass Earth By End Of Month (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Tech

An asteroid approximately 1.7miles in length, nine times the length of the QE2 cruise ship, is set pass by Earth at the end of May, according to Nasa....

'Potentially Hazardous' Asteroid Due To Fly Scarily Close Past Earth

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Tech

An asteroid which Nasa says is 'potentially hazardous' is due to fly worryingly close to Earth on Wednesday. And while there is no chance the 270m-...