Tag: Potentially Hazardous Asteroid

Asteroid 1998 OR2 will Fly by Earth on 29th April

Asteroid 1998 OR2 will Fly by Earth on 29th April

Although it is expected to be a safe flyby, asteroid 1998 OR2 will come within 4 million miles of Earth. Historical Background of Asteroid 1998 OR2 Why is this Asteroid “Potentially Dangerous”? Trajectory and Other Visits of Asteroid 1998 OR2 How Can We See this Huge Asteroid? MuneebComputer Scientist by qualification who loves to read,…

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OSIRIS-REx has Finally Arrived at Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx has Finally Arrived at Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx will ultimately collect and deliver 60 grams of regolith from Bennu to Earth. The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft of NASA reached its target, asteroid Bennu, on 3rd December 2018 after completing a journey of 2 billion kilometers. The primary science objective of this mission is to improve the estimates…

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