Tag Archives: Near-Earth object

Apophis – Egyptian God of Chaos and Destruction.

September 28, 2013 – Apophis, Egyptian God of Chaos and Destruction: Pictured above, “Apophis the Destroyer” by Genzoman; depicting the myth and the frightening menace for planet Earth. NASA projects an Earth impact on April 13, 2036. At 600 meters … Continue reading

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NASA Survey Counts Potentially Hazardous Asteroids – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

August 4, 2013 – Potential Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs) More Numberous than Previously Thought: Potentially hazardous asteroids, or PHAs, are a subset of the larger group of near-Earth asteroids. Findings indicate there are roughly 4,700 PHAs, plus or minus 1,500, with diameters … Continue reading

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Space Images: Slideshow – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

June 9, 2013 – NASA Releases New Slideshow of Stunning Space Images:  Click the link below to start the show. The Master of Disaster Space Images: Slideshow – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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Asteroid 1998 QE2 to Sail Past Earth Nine Times Larger Than Cruise Ship – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

May 16, 2013 – Asteroid 1998 QE2 to Sail Past Earth Nine Times Larger Than Cruise Ship:  On May 31, 2013, asteroid 1998 QE2 will sail serenely past Earth, getting no closer than about 3.6 million miles (5.8 million kilometers), … Continue reading

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NASA to Stream Live Fly By of Asteroid 2012 DA14.

February 15, 2013 – NASA to Stream Live Fly By of Asteroid 2012 DA14: NASA Television will provide commentary starting at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST) on Friday, Feb. 15, during the close, but safe, flyby of a small … Continue reading

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