Comets
China to Launch Ambitious Asteroid-Comet Mission in 2022  SPACE.COM · 3 days
China aims to launch a bold sample-return mission just three years from now, according to the nation's state-run Xinhua news agency. more
OSIRIS Team Releases Nearly 70,000 Images of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Between 2014 and 2016, the OSIRIS (Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System) camera onboard ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft... more
OSIRIS Image Viewer makes available all images of Rosetta's comet 67P  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Between 2014 and 2016, the scientific camera system OSIRIS onboard ESA's Rosetta spacecraft captured almost 70000 images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. They not only document the most... more
NEOWISE Celebrates Five Years of Asteroid Data  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission released its fifth year of survey data on April 11, 2019. The five... more
Cometary Surprise Found Inside Meteorite  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
An ancient sliver of the building blocks from which comets formed was discovered encased inside a meteorite like an insect in amber by a Carnegie-led research... more
Rare Comet Fragment Found Inside Rocky Meteorite  SPACE.COM · 5 days
Researchers have found a piece of a comet — an object made up of ice and dust — inside of a space rock known as a stony meteorite. more
Scientists Find Cometary Fragment in Primitive Asteroidal Meteorite  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
A cometary building block has been discovered inside the LaPaz Icefield (LAP) 02342, a carbonaceous chondrite meteorite found in Antarctica... more
NEOWISE celebrates five years of asteroid data  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission released its fifth year of survey data on April 11, 2019. The five years of NEOWISE data have significantly advanced scientists' knowledge of asteroids and... more
Tiny fragment of a comet found inside a meteorite  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A tiny piece of the building blocks from which comets formed has been discovered inside a primitive meteorite. The discovery by a Carnegie Institution of Science-led team, including a researcher... more
Peraton enhances OS/Comet telemetry, tracking and control  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Peraton is enhancing OS/Comet, the firm's telemetry, tracking and control platform, to address challenges and opportunities posed by massive constellations, cloud computing... more
Newly Discovered Stadium-Sized Asteroid to Fly By Earth on Tuesday  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
A newly detected football stadium-sized asteroid, designated 2019 FU, is expected to fly by the Earth... more
Supercomputers help supercharge protein assembly  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Using proteins derived from jellyfish, scientists assembled a complex sixteen protein structure composed of two stacked octamers by supercharging alone. This research could be applied to useful technologies such as pharmaceutical targeting, artificial energy harvesting, 'smart' sensing and... more
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