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Claims that Russian scientists have discovered a huge asteroid that could threaten Earth in the near future are just not correct, according to NASA.
The European mission has discovered that the water locked in Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko doesn't match the water on Earth.
Japan on Wednesday successfully launched a probe destined for a distant asteroid on a six-year mission, just weeks after a European spacecraft's historic landing on a comet.
Following a successful mission to return samples from an asteroid to Earth, Japan is poised to launch a follow-on expedition, with hopes of finding organics.
A United Nations team has been deliberating over the years regarding the gathering and analysis of near-Earth object (NEO) data.
The Philae comet-lander has found traces of organic molecules on the surface of the comet 67P.
If bad weather or light pollution spoils your meteor display, you can also catch them online.
If all goes well, Earth will receive a signal at about 11 a.m. EST saying Philae has landed.
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