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1,000-feet wide `beast` asteroid to zoom past by Earth today

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 14:20

It is time to thank your stars. A 1,000-feet wide "beast" at a speed of 50,400 km per hour - that could wipe out an entire city - will zoom past by Earth within a range of a million miles today.

NASA increases odds of killer 1,300-foot-wide asteroid`s chances of hitting Earth in 2032

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 18:37

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has reportedly revealed that the chances of the 1,300-foot-wide asteroid impacting Earth have increased following ongoing investigations.

NASA to launch new mission to better estimate asteroid impact hazard

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 23:35

NASA is planning to launch a new mission in 2016 to find potentially hazardous asteroids and predict their impact threat to Earth. <br><br>