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Asteroid 2011

WATCH: Asteroid Makes Rare Flyby Close To Earth

Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

A huge asteroid speeding through space at 30,000 miles per hour was projected to come so close to Earth on Tuesday that it would at one point travel i...

How To See The Huge Asteroid That's Whizzing By Earth Today

The Huffington Post | By Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

2005 YU55, an asteroid larger than an aircraft carrier, will whiz past Earth on Tuesday, coming so close to the home planet that it will actually trav...

Asteroid Passes By Earth On Tuesday

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

LOS ANGELES — An asteroid as big as an aircraft carrier zipped by Earth on Tuesday in the closest encounter by such a massive space rock in more...

WATCH: Asteroid To Narrowly Miss Earth

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

An asteroid a quarter-mile-wide will, astronomically speaking, narrowly miss Earth next week. And while it is the closest an asteroid this size has...

Asteroid Passes Earth Closer Than The Moon

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.27.2011 | Green

An asteroid zoomed past Earth this morning, coming within 7,500 miles above Earth's surface over the southern Atlantic Ocean. 2011 MD, as the aster...

Asteroid To Zip Past Earth Soon

AP | Posted 08.24.2011 | Green

PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA says a newly discovered asteroid will have a close encounter with Earth on Monday, but there's no need to worry. The space a...