In Two Weeks This 50-Meter Asteroid Will Buzz Our Planet

by Jason Major January 30, 2013

¬†Asteroid 2012-DA14 will pass Earth closely on Feb. 15, 2013 (NASA) On February 15 a chunk of rock about 50 meters wide will whiz by Earth at nearly 8 km/s, coming within 27,680 km of our planet’s surface — closer than many weather and communications satellites. For those of you more comfortable with imperial units, […]

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Asteroid 2005 YU55 Gets Closer to Earth; “No Chance of an Impact”

by Jason Major November 4, 2011

Yes, it’s coming. Yes, it’s big. Yes, it will be even closer than the Moon. And yes… we’re completely safe. Jason Major on Google+

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