Asteroid 1998 QE2 will get no closer than about 3.6 million miles at time of closest approach on May 31 at 1:59 p.m. Pacific (4:59 p.m. Eastern).
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Three From JPL on Time Magazine 'Most Influential' List
On a new list of the 100 most influential people on Earth, three work at the same California address, where they've led projects to study things that are not on Earth.
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How to Target an Asteroid
The hunt is on for methods to aim a spacecraft at an asteroid.
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NASA-Funded Asteroid Tracking Sensor Passes Key Test
An infrared sensor that could improve NASA's future detecting and tracking of asteroids and comets has passed a critical design test.
Read more (April 15, 2013)