NASA is hoping third time's a charm for the launch of its innovative meteor detector that's launching to the space station Tuesday night.
Microscopic dust grains extracted from meteorites that landed on Earth had ancient and explosive origins, scientists have discovered.
While Earth can breathe easy for now, astronomers are on the lookout for a comet that may pose a threat to our planet in the distant future.
If a space rock hits the atmosphere, and no one is around to hear it, does the tabloid press still report it as an Earth-shattering event?
The Earth is currently orbiting through the debris of Comet Tempel-Tuttle -- yes, it's time for the Leonid meteor shower!
Newly found evidence suggests that two meteors smacked into Earth at the same time, about 458 million years ago.
Footage from one camera captured a fireball followed by a brilliant white flash.
Could a new space rock-hunting technique improve the odds of finding near-Earth asteroids?
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