NASA Astronomers Predict Near-Earth Asteroid's 2029 Close Encounter

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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About 5 and a 1/2 years from now, astronomers predict, an asteroid about as wide as the Empire State Building is tall will streak through space within 20,000 miles (32,200 kms) of Earth, the closest any celestial object of that size will have come to our planet in modern history.

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