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Asteroid 1998 QE2

Near-Earth Space Rock Actually 'Entirely New Beast'

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 06.15.2013 | Science

A big asteroid that flew past Earth last month belongs to a new category of space rock, scientists say. Asteroid 1998 QE2 and its moon sailed within...

WATCH LIVE: Giant Space Rock Zooms By Earth

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2013 | Science

The gigantic space rock scientists call 1998 QE2 will miss earth, but that doesn't mean you have to miss it: As asteroid 1998 QE2 zips by Earth today ...

Giant Asteroid To Give Earth Close Shave

AP | Posted 07.28.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An asteroid more than 1 1/2 miles long will zoom past Earth this week from a far-off distance. The big rock called Aster...

WATCH: Giant Space Rock Headed Our Way

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.18.2013 | Science

A gigantic asteroid will fly by our planet at the end of this month, making its closest approach for at least the next two centuries on May 31. But, d...