The largest asteroid flyby of the year is almost here: How to watch

A particularly big asteroid will pass by Earth particularly close on Monday night, and the encounter will be streamed live online. The flyby will be completely safe and poses no risk to anything or anyone on Earth or any of our satellites. via Technology and News Today https://www.cnet.com/news/the-largest-asteroid-flyby-of-the-year-is-almost-here-how-to-watch/

Rare meteorite that fell on UK driveway may contain ‘ingredients for life’

A fireball that lit up the sky over the United Kingdom and Northern Europe on February 28 was an extremely rare type of meteorite. Fragments of the space rock discovered on a driveway in the Cotswolds could provide answers to questions about the early history of the solar system and life on Earth. via Technology and News Today https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/08/europe/uk-meteorite-extremely-rare-scn/index.html

Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe returns its asteroid sample to Earth

Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe returns its asteroid sample to Earth

Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe has successfully returned an asteroid sample to Earth more than a year after first touching down on Ryugu. JAXA has confirmed that the sample capsule touched down in Australia in the early morning of December 6th local time.

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