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Asteroid Will Buzz Earth This Week Inside the Moon's Orbit

Science & Tech  (tags: space, asteroids )

- 803 days ago -
A tiny asteroid discovered just last week is set to zip by Earth on Wednesday (Sept. 18), passing between our planet and the moon. It is small enough and distant enough that it poses no threat to people, scientists say.

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LMj Recovering Sunshine (144)
Monday September 16, 2013, 9:42 pm
Cool, ty for info.

Bob P. (409)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 7:03 am
thanks Freya

Gloria picchetti (305)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 8:01 am
Bring it on!

Birgit W. (155)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 12:57 pm
Interesting, thanks.

Roger Garin-michaud (139)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 1:28 pm
noted, thanks

Hartson Doak (36)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 8:55 pm
These are shots across the bow. The global community will ignore these warnings. Just like the global community is doing nothing about Fukushima.

Robert Hardy (68)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 9:15 pm
All of the assurances STILL don't make me feel safe. How often are human predictions wrong?

Karen Kersten-Chestney (112)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 10:00 pm
interesting article, thanks.

Sara T. (3)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 11:27 am
Cool Thanks!

S S. (0)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 12:25 pm
Thank you.

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 2:10 pm
We have been lucky for a long time. But one of these days a big one will hit.

Jaime Alves (47)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 2:26 pm
Noted, thanks.

HELEN V. (54)
Wednesday September 18, 2013, 3:37 pm
thank you. We live with them here in Australia every day and we are always careful especially with gardening shoes and gloves.

Monika K. (13)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 9:58 am
Wish I knew yesterday.

Nimue Pendragon (325)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 5:23 pm
Must have missed it :)

Jamie Clemons (282)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 1:48 pm
Sounds pretty close.

Sergio Padilla (63)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 3:22 pm
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