The redirect mission of an Asteroid worth $10 Quintillion

NASA has a ambitious plan to redirect an asteroid worthing $10 Quintillion, into a Lunar orbit…

Painted Stone: Asteroids in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey

Over 100,000 asteroids and their colors, as seen by a single remarkable survey telescope.

This animation shows the orbital motions of over 100,000 of the asteroids observed by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS). With colors illustrating the compositional diversity measured by the SDSS five-color camera. The relative sizes of each asteroid are also illustrated.