Near miss for Earth in 2040, says asteroid team

A large asteroid that initially had scientists worried has only a small chance of striking the Earth in 2040, says NASA.

Asteroid near miss expected next year

A newly discovered asteroid will come so close to Earth next year that it actually passes below many man-made satellites.

Big asteroid set for near-miss this week

A 1,300-foot asteroid is set to zip between us and the moon's orbit this week, in the most significant near-miss scientists have ever known about in advance.

Atlantis launch cleared as ISS has close shave

NASA's given the green light to the July 8 launch of its last-ever shuttle mission.

Asteroid set for near-miss today

A house-sized asteroid is set to miss Earth by a whisker later today, passing just 7,600 miles above the surface.