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Asteroid Passes Earth

Enormous Space Rock Is Headed Our Way

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.18.2015 | Science

A ginormous asteroid is headed our way, but no need to worry. NASA says asteroid 2004 BL86--estimated to be about one-third of a mile in diameter--wil...

TODAY: Airliner-Sized Asteroid Gives Earth Close Shave

Posted 04.01.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 03/31/2012 11:30 AM EDT on An asteroid the size of a passenger jet will zoom close by Earth on Sunday (Apri...

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...

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...

2009 VA: Asteroid Whizzes Past Earth Just 8,700 Miles Away

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Although no one noticed at the time, the Earth was almost hit by an asteroid last Friday. The previously undiscovered asteroid came within 8,700mil...