NASA ‘Potentially Hazardous Asteroid’ will cruise past Earth on Super Bowl Sunday new video

potentially hazardous asteroids past Earth on Super Bowl Sunday NASA’s osiris-rex spacecraft is on a mission to an asteroid but on its way it gave us a snapshot of two things we Earthlings are very familiar with first Josh King has the story of Bridget island buzz60 an asteroid spanning 1/3 of a mile will hurtle past Earth of some 76,000 miles per hour on Superbowl Sunday and while NASA calls the rocky mass known as 2002 arch 129 a potentially hazardous asteroid fear not it’s not slated to crash into Earth we have been tracking this asteroid for over 14 years and know its orbit very accurately Paul Chile’s manager of the Center for near Earth object studies at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California said in a statement our calculations indicate that how steroid 2002 aj 129 has no chance zero of colliding with earth on february the 4th or any time over the next 100 years so what makes the asteroid potentially hazardous nASA uses a preset criteria to define such bodies any that come within four million six hundred and fifty thousand miles of earth and measure more than five hundred feet in diameter become categorized as potentially hazardous asteroids in fact after providing the stats above NASA revealed that next month’s asteroid will come closer than 2.6 million miles from our planet that’s roughly 10 times the distance between Earth and Moon an asteroid came just around 26,000 miles from hitting Earth last fall for comparison the February the 4th asteroid will come closest to the earth it’s about 430 p.m. Eastern Time too soon for it to see the Patriots Tom Brady crushed the Eagles Souls NASA’s asteroid watch account on Twitter went dark during Washington’s shutdown over the weekend but not before us waging the fears of presumably terrified tweeters thank you for watching for the follow-up subscribe to the channel yourself here you

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