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Size of 2012 DA14. Credit: Michael Carroll (used with permission)

That close flyby of Earth by a space rock should provide new data critical to understanding the potential hazards that other asteroids could pose if they collide with the Earth.

Shortly after the destructive Russian fireball event on February 15, asteroid 2012 DA14 passed ultra-close to the Earth.

This encounter never...

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Monday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space-related activities from around the globe. The surprise explosion of a Near Earth Object over Russia early Friday and the subsequent predicted close encounter...

The skies have spoken, and their message was one of concern.

Early Friday, while people around the world watched and waited for an asteroid half the size of a football field, 2012 DA14, to skim by the Earth between the orbits of communications and navigational satellites, a smaller undetected asteroid fragment exploded over Russia, generating a shock wave that damaged structures in the city of Chelyabinsk and injured a reported 1,200 people.

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QC Bot, a close relative of NASA's Mars Curiosity rover, roams the halls of a hospital, checking vital signs, dispensing medicine, picking up trash. Photo credit/Vecna Technologies

In Gale Crater on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover, is examining the rock and soil before it begins a long trek up Mt. Sharp in search of evidence the now cold dry planet was once warm and wet enough to host...

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Friday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from around the world. This afternoon, as the asteroid 2012 DA14 skims close to the Earth, astronomers will observe. NASA is among...

A new PBS NOVA TV special offers a revealing look at Planet Earth thanks to an armada of space-based assets.

Earth from Space has been produced in extensive consultation with NASA scientists, making extensive use of data gleaned by Earth-observing satellites

This unique NOVA production showcases the astonishing beauty and complexity of our dynamic planet.

Taking part in this eye-...

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Thursday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from around the world. President Obama’s State of the Union Address skips mention of space exploration. Orbital Sciences Corp. will re-set a...

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Wednesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from around the world. NASA’s Orion/Multipurpose Crew Vehicle clears a parachute recovery system milestone. Asteroid 2012 DA14, which is on...

Credit: NASA

The up-coming close flyby of asteroid DA14 is stirring up considerable attention.

On Friday, Feb. 15, the 50-meter-wide asteroid DA14 will pass within 17,000 miles of Earth, closer than a typical communications satellite.

This space rock, if it were to impact our planet rather than nearly...

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Tuesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from around the world. A new poll shows strong support among Americans for the human exploration of Mars. In California, NASA launches the...

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