Asteroids

An artist's rendering of an asteroid field (CBS)

NASA Reveals Plan To Redirect Asteroid Chunk Into Moon’s Orbit

NASA revealed its plans Wednesday to fly robotic spacecraft to asteroids by the end of the decade.

03/25/2015

An asteroid in outer space. (NASA/CBS)

Obama, NASA Embrace California Idea To Seize An Asteroid

NASA is planning to catch an asteroid and place it in orbit around the moon. NASA’s plan is similar to one suggested last year by experts at the California Institute of Technology.

04/09/2013