Asteroid 2012 DA14

European Asteroid Smasher Could Bolster Planetary Defense

Planetary Defense is a concept very few people heard of or took seriously - that is until last week’s humongous…

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First Radar Observations of Asteroid 2012 DA14

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory has released an initial view of radar observations of asteroid 2012 DA14 generated from data obtained…

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Photos and Videos of Asteroid 2012 DA14 ‘Running Fast Among the Stars’

Yesterday a 50 meter (160 foot) rock passed just over 27,000 kilometers (17,000 miles) from the Earth’s surface. This big…

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Weekly Space Hangout, Feb. 15, 2013: Space Rocks Edition

We interrupt your regular Weekly Space Hangout with this extra special edition to cover to the two asteroid-related events: the…

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Latest Video of Asteroid 2012 DA14 Steaking Towards Close Shave with Earth – as Meteor explodes over Russia

Here’s the latest video of the fast approaching asteroid named 2012 DA14 that’s screeching towards our planet and set to…

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Russian Meteor Not Related to Asteroid Flyby, NASA Confirms

The meteor that streaked over the skies of Russia -- creating a shockwave that shattered windows, injuring upwards of 1,000…

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Astronomers Provide a Peek at Asteroid 2012 DA14

Our friends Ernesto Guido and Nick Howes from the Remanzacco Observatory -- along with Edward Gomez from the Faulkes Telescope…

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Watch Live as Asteroid 2012 DA14 Whizzes Past Earth

Want to keep tabs on asteroid 2012 DA14 as it whizzes past Earth tomorrow (Feb. 15)? NASA TV and several…

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See an Asteroid’s-Eye-View of Friday’s Close Approach Between 2012 DA14 and Earth

If you haven’t heard yet, this Friday, February 15, 2013 will be a close flyby of an asteroid named 2012…

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45 meter Asteroid to Skirt Very Near Earth on Feb 15

Our home planet is due for a record setting space encounter on Friday (Feb. 15) of this week, when a…

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