The orbit of the asteroid, which NASA has had in its sights for at least a year, is “very well known,” said Don Yeomans of NASA’s Near-Earth Object Program Office, and it “cannot hit the Earth.” But NASA calculates it will come within 17,200 miles of our planet, about one-tenth the distance between Earth and the moon.
We just found out about it a year ago.
Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, Naz, Hogue, Bryce, Nader, Monte, Matt, and McKay.
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