Earth Asteroid

Football-field sized asteroid '2021 AF8' nears Earth, likely to pass by May 4

Asteroid AF8 is much smaller than other large asteroids that have passed by the Earth.

Apr 07, 2021, 17:09 PM IST

NASA detects new Asteroid 2021 AF8 moving towards Earth at speed of 9 km per second

Scientists have said that this asteroid will pass safely from a distance of about 3.4 million kilometers from the Earth.

Apr 06, 2021, 17:50 PM IST

Asteroid as big as Burj Khalifa to fly by earth at 56,000mph on November 29

NASA has confirmed that the asteroid named 153201 2000 WO107, will barrel past Earth on Sunday, November 29 and is currently speeding though space at a whopping 56,000mph.

Nov 24, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

Asteroid 2014 DA14 creates Doodle ripple on Google

Keeping alive its fabulous tradition, search giant Google has come up with a cool Doodle on Friday when newly discovered asteroid 2012 DA14, about half the size of a football field, will make a record-setting close approach to Earth.

Feb 15, 2013, 09:43 AM IST