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Perhaps, Carr and a few others have imagined, LUCA was the descendent of microbial Martian invaders traveling by asteroid.
The analogs in the solar system are all asteroid-sized bodies much less massive than Earth.Two exoplanet families redefine what planetary systems can look like|Lisa Grossman|February 5, 2021|Science News
As he sorts through it, Genge could conceivably come across a speck of 6626 Mattgenge, an 8-kilometer-wide asteroid near Mars named in his honor for his contributions to the study of cosmic dust.
Although the company has struggled, Bezos has invested to the tune of $1 billion a year in the company and rhapsodizes about a future in which humans live in massive habitats in orbit and mine asteroids.Jeff Bezos stepping down as Amazon CEO, transitioning to executive chair role|Jay Greene, Tony Romm|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission successfully touched down on the asteroid Bennu and collected an overflowing amount of material to bring back to Earth.We’re living in a golden age of sample return missions|Neel Patel|February 2, 2021|MIT Technology Review
What would it take to carry people to the Moon, or Mars, or an asteroid?
Thinking of longer journeys to Mars or an asteroid would require careful measurement of conditions.
His game lasts until his final ship has either collided with an asteroid or lost a shootout with an enemy saucer.
The Asteroid Belt in the Solar System has many such gaps, created by the gravity of the Sun and Jupiter.
For the record, Deep Impact is about a comet, not an asteroid.U.S.—Russia Tensions Nuke Plans For Real-Life ‘Armageddon’ Asteroid Defense|Asawin Suebsaeng|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Boyle, a non-luminous and non-reflecting asteroid has crashed into the earth's gravitational field.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various
In the early afternoon they came to what must be the asteroid's northern pole.
It always landed on the plain where Parr had first set foot to the asteroid.
"They were inside this asteroid," decided Parr, half to himself.
"For getting away, for giving freedom to my only friends on this asteroid," said Parr.