U.N. Panel Takes Step Toward Combating Asteroid Threat
Shutdown Has Not Stopped Search For AsteroidsReports indicate that the official search for asteroids and other potentially hazardous bodies in space by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has not stopped, despite the government shutdown.
Whew! Big Asteroid No Longer Threat to Earth After most recent inspection, NASA says a big asteroid is no longer even a remote threat to smash into Earth in about 20 years.
The Final Mining Frontier? High-Tech Tycoons Plan To Mine AsteroidsA group of high-tech tycoons wants to mine nearby asteroids, hoping to turn science fiction into real profits.