Jumbo Jet-Size Asteroid 2010 WC9 Buzzes Earth Soon: See It Live Online Tonight (page 2)

First off, remember the simple yet immortal words of Douglas Adams from his book, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy — “Don’t panic.” But with that being said, there is an asteroid roughly the size of the Statue of Liberty that will pass uncomfortably close to the Earth tonight at around 6:05 p.m. EDT. The asteroid will pass at about half the Moon’s distance while travelling at nearly 13 kilometers per second (about 30,000 miles per hour). Although there i

Jumbo Jet-Size Asteroid 2010 WC9 Buzzes Earth Soon: See It Live Online Tonight

An asteroid the size of a jumbo jet is about to buzz Earth, and you can learn all about the historic close encounter in a webcast this evening (May 15).

Mon 14 May 18 from SPACE.com

Snapshot: A ‘lost’ asteroid will zip between the Earth and the Moon tonight

First off, remember the simple yet immortal words of Douglas Adams from his book, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy — “Don’t panic.” But with that being said, ...

Tue 15 May 18 from Astronomy.com

Jumbo jet-sized asteroid to make 'closest ever' pass by Earth

An asteroid astronomers lost track of for eight years has returned. The jumbo jet-sized space rock is set to skim by Earth on Tuesday night.

Tue 15 May 18 from UPI

Football field-sized asteroid to shave by Earth

Tampa (AFP) May 15, 2018 An asteroid around the size of a football field is expected to zoom by Earth on Tuesday, but at a safe distance, the US space agency said. The space rock was discovered ...

Wed 16 May 18 from SpaceDaily

Asteroid Institute Announces Program with York Space Systems to Explore Low-Cost Space-Based Asteroid Tracking System

Silicon Valley, CA (SPX) May 11, 2018 The Asteroid Institute, a program of the B612 Foundation, has announced a new collaboration with York Space Systems to explore a data-gathering constellation ...

Fri 11 May 18 from SpaceDaily

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