NASA has stunning video of a giant asteroid that's set to whiz past Earth - Fox News

NASA has released radar images of the asteroid known as 2014 JO25, as the space rock prepares to fly by Earth on Wednesday night. Various telescopes and observatories around the planet, including the Arecibo Observatory, have begun sending radar ...

Worried about gigantic asteroids hurtling towards Earth? There's a graph for that - Wired.co.uk

In 1908, an asteroid crashed into a forest in Siberia. The force is estimated to have flattened 80 million trees with the heat from the burning rock being felt up to 35 miles away. The Tunguska event, as it became known, released energy equivalent to ...

Gigantic Asteroid to Fly Past Earth in a Near Miss on Wednesday - Chronicle Day

On Wednesday 19th April, a massive asteroid, officially known as 2014 JO25, and measuring about the size of the Rock of Gibraltar, will whiz past the Earth at a safe distance of 1.1 million miles, roughly 5 times the distance to our moon. Fortunately ...

Giant asteroid makes its closest approach to Earth in centuries - CBS News

A huge, shiny, peanut-shaped asteroid reportedly swung safely by Earth Wednesday morning, coming within a distance of 1.1 million miles of the planet — about 4.6 times the distance from Earth to the moon. The bright asteroid 2014 JO25 came towards ...

NASA just filmed a 'potentially hazardous' asteroid flying near Earth, and it may be 2 times bigger than thought - Yahoo Finance

The space rock looks like a peanut and may be twice as big as some of the tallest skyscrapers on Earth. It will safely fly past Earth on Wednesday, April 19. NASA recently turned down an asteroid-hunting telescope program to find objects like 2014 JO25.

An Asteroid Is Swinging By Earth Today For Its Closest Visit In 400 Years - WAMC

This composite of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25 was generated with radar data collected using NASA's Goldstone Solar System Radar in California's Mojave Desert. NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSR. Originally published on April 19, 2017 11:18 am ...

NASA releases video of large asteroid during close pass of Earth - WAAY

NASA captured radar images of asteroid 2014 JO25 with the massive Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California just before the space rock made its closest flyby in 400 years. It still isn't passing close enough to cause worry - it's going ...

Asteroid the size of Gibraltar to pass Earth - The Week UK

An asteroid that is almost one mile wide – the size of the Rock of Gibraltar - will pass close to Earth today. However, there is no risk of collision as it will be be 1.1 million miles away - about 4.6 times the distance from the Earth to the Moon and ...

Asteroid to pass somewhat close to Earth Wednesday - News 12 New Jersey

An asteroid the size of six football fields will pass somewhat close to Earth Wednesday, NASA said. Like Tweet · Share Pin Email. 0 Comments. April 19, 2017 9:59 AM. EDISON - An asteroid the size of six football fields will pass somewhat close to Earth ...

Huge 1.4km long asteroid named 'The Rock' to fly past Earth today - The Independent

An asteroid nicknamed "The Rock" that could be big enough to devastate much of the UK is making its closest approach to Earth in 400 years. The "potentially hazardous" asteroid 2014 JO25 will fly past Earth at 33 metres per second at a distance of just ...

Big space rock to streak past Earth today - The Tribune

This composite of 30 images of asteroid 2014 JO25 was generated with radar data collected using NASA''s Goldstone Solar System Radar. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/GSSR. Paris, April 19. An asteroid stretching 650 metre across is on track to whoosh past ...

A massive asteroid is passing Earth TONIGHT - what you need to know - Coventry Telegraph

The huge space rock - roughly the size of The Rock of Gibraltar - is called 2014-J25. It will pass "very closely" to our planet, experts have suggested. The huge celestial body is believed to be up to three-quarters of a mile wide, the ECHO reports ...

Close shave: Large asteroid passing near Earth - 4029tv

We're going to be fine. It's more than a million miles away, and NASA promises the peanut-shaped space rock isn't coming this close again for at least 500 years. Advertisement. Asteroid 2014 JO25 will make a relatively close flyby of the Earth on ...

Huge asteroid to zip 'near' Earth on Wednesday - 9NEWS.com

A space rock passing close to earth tonight. Joining us to talk about this all is CU Boulder Planetary Scientist Dan Scheeres. USA TODAY , KUSA 10:12 AM. MDT April 19, 2017. (Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech). CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ ...

NASA warns 2000ft asteroid 2014 JO24 approaching Earth is 'potentially hazardous' - Daily Star

A MASSIVE “potentially hazardous” asteroid is hurtling towards Earth in its closest encounter in 400 years. 0. By Henry Holloway / Published 19th April 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%.

Giant asteroid to zoom past Earth, says NASA - Hindu Business Line

An asteroid, more than a quarter mile (400 metres) wide, will pass close to Earth on Wednesday, zooming by at a distance of just over a million miles (1.8 million km), but with no chance of impact, according to NASA scientists. Smaller asteroids ...

AP Exclusive: Managers of damaged dam made series of errors - WSOC Charlotte

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Late in the afternoon of Feb. 12, Sheriff Kory Honea was at the emergency operations center for the tallest dam in America when he overheard someone say something that stopped him in his tracks: "This is not good." Over six ...

Massive asteroid to pass planet Earth 'very closely' tonight - Liverpool Echo

An asteroid the size of The Rock of Gibraltar will miss planet Earth “very closely” later today. The huge celestial body - called 2014-J25 - is believed to be up to three-quarters of a mile wide and it is expected whizz by just over a million miles away.

NASA says large asteroid to fly past Earth on Wednesday - Charlotte Observer

Stargazers will have the opportunity to see an asteroid fly by the Earth on Wednesday. NASA said the rock is about the size of six football fields and will pass close to Earth. The asteroid will be more than 1 million miles away and scientists said ...

AP Exclusive: Dam managers made missteps in handling crisis - News On 6

Defense lawyers for the man who killed former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith have filed a motion for a new trial based on "new evidence.".More >>. Defense lawyers for the man who killed former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith have filed a motion ...