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How NASA proposes to deflect `killer` asteroids endangering Earth

Last Updated: Sunday, June 02, 2013, 09:37

What if an asteroid were headed straight for Earth?Well, NASA evidently has us covered.

NASA to launch new mission to better estimate asteroid impact hazard

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 23:35

NASA is planning to launch a new mission in 2016 to find potentially hazardous asteroids and predict their impact threat to Earth. <br><br>

New force can propel asteroids onto earth`s path

Last Updated: Friday, June 01, 2012, 16:28

The work of a scientist has helped reveal a rare orbital shift and the density of an asteroid that will pass close to Earth.

Asteroid measured when nudged by sunlight

Last Updated: Friday, May 25, 2012, 21:22

NASA scientists have measured the orbit of asteroid with such accuracy that they were able to directly measure the drift resulting from a subtle but important force called the Yarkovsky effect.