Large Asteroid to Fly Past Earth This Week


An asteroid larger than the Empire State Building is expected to fly past Earth on August 10th. Scientists have been tracking this asteroid and say it poses no threat to hitting Earth. It will be 4.6 million miles away in Outer Space.

This is a rather routine event, with multiple asteroids passing by Earth every year. NASA tracks these objects to ensure they do not become threats to satellites or space missions.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories