1998 OR2 appears to know the planet is facing the coronavirus pandemic, researchers joked.
Captured "mini moons" have long been theorized. This is just the second one that's been spotted.
Binary asteroid system 1999 KW4 poses no threat of collision with our planet, scientists say.
The crater mission was the riskiest for Hayabusa2 as it had to immediately get away so it wouldn't get hit by flying shards from the blast.
Hayabusa2's mission is to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on Earth.
It's also been called "The Great Pumpkin" asteroid.
The supposed "interstellar immigrant" is located near Jupiter but has an atypical orbit.
Is the elongated asteroid 'Oumuamua actually some kind of probe?
Asteroid 2014 JO25 will zoom by our planet at a distance of 1.1 million miles.
"We are not pursuing the Asteroid Redirect Mission with this budget proposal."