An asteroid about 25 feet (8 meters) across will safely pass Earth at about 1:21 p.m. PST (4:21 p.m. EST) today, March 6, approaching us six times closer than the moon.
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Asteroid Will Safely Pass Closer Than Moon Wednesday
As happens about 20 times a year with current detection capabilities, a known asteroid will safely pass Earth Wednesday closer than the distance from Earth to the moon.
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NEOWISE Spies Its First Comet
NASA's NEOWISE spacecraft has spotted its first new comet since coming out of hibernation late last year.
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NASA Scientists Find Evidence of Water in Meteorite, Reviving Debate Over Life on Mars
Scientists at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and JPL have found evidence of past water movement throughout a Martian meteorite, reviving debate over life on Mars.
› Read more (February 27, 2014)