Asteroid vs. Earth: Cross your fingers on Feb 15, 2013

(February 9, 2013) On February 15, small near-Earth asteroid 2012 DA14 will fly so close to Earth that it will pass inside the ring of geosynchronous weather and communications satellites. The flyby of asteroid 2012 DA14 is the closest ever predicted Earth approach for an object this large. If it impacted the Earth, this asteroid […]