Asteroid mining is coming soon to a planet near you: this planet, and in 2021, to be specific. But NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission has lots of work to do before that point. Today the space-faring organization issued an official “request for proposals” from four partners on how they would go about creating the robotic spacecraft that would perform the actual asteroid… Read More
Will the asteroid known as 1999 RQ36 destroy all life on the planet, thereby preventing you from dinging 80?
Not to alarm you, but we only have 172 years to live, so better ding 80 (soon 85) while you still can. Scientists have spotted an asteroid that, if all goes well (er, bad), will smash right into Planet Earth in the year 2182. Read More
Did you hear the news? An asteroid passed within 8,700 miles of the planet on Friday. The craziest thing is that scientists only knew about it 15 hours before it flew by. So if you have any confidence that this planet is safe from giant space objects smashing into the surface, possibly destroying all life in the process, well, think again. Read More
If you’re old enough to remember Asteroids and Asteroids Deluxe and your hands haven’t been crippled with tendinitis then get ready because they’re both coming to XBLA on November 28th at 5:00AM EST. Each will be available for download for the low low price of 400 MS Points. Read More