Sunday, November 29, 2020
An asteroid roughly the size of a Ford F-150 flew less than 300 miles away from Earth last week, setting a record for the closest-known asteroid to fly past the planet without hitting it, NASA announced.According to the Center for Near-Earth Studies (CNEOS), the...
Apophis, named after the God of Chaos, could potentially hit Earth in 2068. The potential strike would be equivalent to 880 million tons of trinitrotoluene (TNT) exploding at one time.Astronomer Dave Tholen and his colleagues have confirmed the detection of...
Scientists recently spotted an asteroid on a direct collision course to Earth — projected to hit a day before the presidential elections in November.The flying space object, known as 2018VP1, is expected on Nov. 2, according to the Center...
An asteroid the size of an SUV flew closer to the Earth than any other space rock on record Sunday morning — but luckily did not make impact with the planet, NASA said.The asteroid — dubbed 2020 QG —...
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has observed an asteroid that is going to pass by the Earth. The more concerning thing here is the fact that it will pass at a closer distance than the moon. This...
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has issued a warning that a huge asteroid “Asteroid 2020 ND” will move past Earth on July 24. There is also information of two asteroids that are expected to whiz past our planet...
The Chicxulub crater, in North America’s Yucatan Peninsula, is living proof of the devastating impact of asteroids – as a space rock is believed to have struck Earth and led to the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event, in which 75 percent of plant...
NASA has revealed three major asteroids will whiz passed the planet in the next few days, all of which the space agency has described as "near Earth". Near-Earth Objects (NEO) occasionally make a "close approach" to Earth, however, they pose no threat...
NASA is monitoring an asteroid that may be as large as the Empire State Building, expected to pass Earth on Saturday, June 6.Asteroid 2002 NN4 is estimated to be 250-570 meters (820-1,870 feet) in diameter, according to NASA's Jet Propulsion...
Four asteroids were set to rocket past Earth today in a series of close fly-bys, NASA has confirmed.The giant space rocks are travelling up to 57,000 mph – and the first was set to skim Earth at around 7.15am this morning.NASA has classed the group...

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