Earth had a minimoon for around 3 years before it drifted away few months ago

Earlier this year, a minimoon was found orbiting Earth by a group of astronomers. The minimoon has now drifted away but astronomers said that more such minimoons will be found orbiting Earth in the future. The minimoon was first spotted by astronomers at the Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona. The astronomers spotted a dim object … Read more

Asteroid as big as Burj Khalifa to fly by earth at 56,000mph on November 29

NEW DELHI: Just a few days before the year 2020 ends, December will be witnessing a flyby of a massive asteroid. An asteroid, said to be 0.51 kilometres in diameter and as tall as the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa of Dubai, is set to pass within 4,302,775 km of Earth. NASA has confirmed … Read more

In a first, NASA gets ready to bring rock samples from this planet to Earth

In a historical development, world’s premier space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is going to attempt to bring Mars rock samples back to Earth. The samples will be brought back to Earth in order to help NASA scientists to study about the surface of the Red Planet.  On November 10, an independent review … Read more