SummarySmall asteroids are faint and hard to detect. Many times they are not spotted until they approach Earth's orbit very closely. A newly discovered asteroid named 2017 OM1 is a good example of
Summary2018 LA was a small asteroid, somewhere between 2-3 meters in diameter. It was first seen in space just 8 hours before impacting the Earth on 2 June 2018. This is significant because
Asteroid impacts are one type natural disaster that we can realistically prevent, and it's important to continuing pushing for funding and prioritizing these efforts through NASA and across the world.
What do we need to do to deflect an asteroid that's going to hit Earth?It's not very simple and it requires decades of intense study and continued technological development. We're not there
Why should I learn about asteroids?(Motivation behind Asteroid Analytics)Space offers humanity the opportunity to really become unlimited. Obviously we have to take care of our Earth, the solar system, and all
(Updated 23 Jan 2019)What do we need to do to deflect an asteroid that's going to hit Earth?It's not very simple and it requires decades of intense study and continued technological