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Airplane-size asteroid to cross Earth's orbit on Wednesday

Airplane-size asteroid to cross Earth's orbit on Wednesday

According to NASA which expects that the space rock will not cause any harm to our home planet.

Asteroid over 22 metres in diameter to pass by Earth on September 1, says NASA

Asteroid over 22 metres in diameter to pass by Earth on September 1, says NASA

NASA estimates the asteroid's relative speed at around 8.16 kilometres per second.

End of Earth? NASA says tiny asteroid may hit our planet a day before US election in November

End of Earth? NASA says tiny asteroid may hit our planet a day before US election in November

In yet another 2020 surprise, NASA data has predicted that a small asteroid heading towards the Earth has a 0.41 per cent chance of hitti...Read More

Tiny asteroid buzzes by Earth - the closest flyby on record

Tiny asteroid buzzes by Earth - the closest flyby on record

At roughly 10 to 20 feet (3 to 6 meters) across, asteroid 2020 QG is very small by asteroid standards: If it had actually been on an impa...Read More

Bend it like Mother Earth: Our planet's gravity bends asteroid just 2,950 kilometers above its surface

Bend it like Mother Earth: Our planet's gravity bends asteroid just 2,950 kilometers above its surface

Reports around an asteroid which came very close to planet Earth on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 12:08 a.m. EDT have surfaced the internet....Read More

FPJ Fast Facts: 5 things you need to know about Asteroid 2002 NH4 that will fly by Earth today

FPJ Fast Facts: 5 things you need to know about Asteroid 2002 NH4 that will fly by Earth today

Take a chill-pill. No, it will not hit Earth and will safely fly by our planet.

Asteroid twice the size of Big Ben to skim past Earth

Asteroid twice the size of Big Ben to skim past Earth

NASA’s trackers estimate the rock measures somewhere in the range of 328 feet -754 feet across - more than twice the height

Asteroid will hit Earth, predicts Elon Musk

Asteroid will hit Earth, predicts Elon Musk

A huge asteroid will eventually hit the humanity and there will be no way out, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has predicted. A monster asteroid cal...Read More

Asteroid will hit Earth, predicts Elon Musk

Asteroid will hit Earth, predicts Elon Musk

San Francisco: A huge asteroid will eventually hit the humanity and there will be no way out, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has predicted. A monst...Read More

Saturn losing its iconic rings rapidly: NASA

Saturn losing its iconic rings rapidly: NASA

Washington: Saturn is fast losing its iconic rings – at maximum estimated rate. The rings are being pulled into Saturn by gravity as a du...Read More

NASA mulls to build huge spacecraft to blow up asteroid

NASA mulls to build huge spacecraft to blow up asteroid

London: Preparing itself to deal with a potential asteroid impact, NASA has drawn up plans to build a huge nuclear spacecraft that is cap...Read More

Big asteroid to safely pass by Earth on September 1

Big asteroid to safely pass by Earth on September 1

Washington: A large near-Earth asteroid will pass safely by our planet on September 1, at a distance of about seven million kilometres, N...Read More

This asteroid avoids collision with Jupiter

This asteroid avoids collision with Jupiter

Washington: Scientists have found how an asteroid orbiting the wrong way around the Sun has been avoiding slamming into Jupiter, despite ...Read More

NASA mission tests thrusters on journey to asteroid

NASA mission tests thrusters on journey to asteroid

Washington, The US space agency has successfully maneuvered its spacecraft on way to asteroid Bennu, fine-tuning its trajectory to reach ...Read More

NASA asteroid mission on track despite SpaceX rocket explosion

NASA asteroid mission on track despite SpaceX rocket explosion

Washington, Despite the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explosion at the neighbouring Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, US space agency NASA was co...Read More

NASA set to unravel giant asteroid that can hit Earth

NASA set to unravel giant asteroid that can hit Earth

Washington: A near-Earth asteroid that is coming towards our planet after being dislodged by a gravitational pull can indeed strike us an...Read More

How did asteroid impact wipe out dinosaurs?

How did asteroid impact wipe out dinosaurs?

Tokyo: While it is widely accepted that an asteroid impact caused the mass extinction of dinosaurs and other life forms, researchers have...Read More

Asteroid to say hello to Santa this Christmas eve

Asteroid to say hello to Santa this Christmas eve

Washington: NASA scientists have generated the highest-resolution images to date of an Asteroid that will safely fly past Earth on the Ch...Read More

Dinosaur-killing asteroid didn’t ravage Earth: study

Dinosaur-killing asteroid didn’t ravage Earth: study

London:  A pioneering new research has debunked the theory that the asteroid that is thought to have led to the extinction of dinosaurs 6...Read More

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