Asteroid 2012DA14 to Shoot through Near Earth Orbit

NASA has projected that on February 15, 2013, an asteroid about half the size of a football field will skim by Earth within near earth orbit. What: asteroid Designation: 2012DA14 Composition: probably made of stone as opposed to ice or metal Size: about 148 feet (45 meters) long, “medium size,” about half the size of a football field Weight: roughly 143,000 tons Speed: traveling at … Continue reading Asteroid 2012DA14 to Shoot through Near Earth Orbit