The odds of 2014 JO25 actually hitting Earth were around one in a million. But the odds of getting great science were much better. The post So, That Asteroid Didn’t Kill Earth. Bonus: It Delivered Tons of Data appeared first on WIRED.
Time to break out the tissues, space fans. The post An Ode to the Rosetta Spacecraft as It Flings Itself Into a Comet appeared first on WIRED.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx leaves today on a seven-year journey to collect a scientific windfall of asteroid dust (and very small rocks). Bennu or bust! The post Watch NASA Launch OSIRIS-REx, Its Asteroid-Sampling Spacecraft appeared first on WIRED.
The ESA found its lost comet probe, and a whole lot of science. The post Can You Find the Philae Lander Hiding on the Surface of a Comet? appeared first on WIRED.