Near Earth Object Program

Giant Asteroid Skims Earth At 'Eight Times The Speed Of A Bullet'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Tech

An 150-metre wide asteroid has passed by Earth just 27,700km (17,200 miles) closer than many communication satellites, and just one tenth the distance...

Asteroid 'Capable Of Flattening London' To Skim Earth

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Tech

An asteroid capable of destroying London will skim past the Earth on Friday, approaching closer than many satellites. Scientists say they are sure ...

Asteroid With Destructive Power Of A Nuclear Bomb Will Narrowly Miss Earth On Feb 15. Phew.

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Tech

An asteroid half the size of a football pitch and with the destructive power of an H-bomb will narrowly miss striking Earth on February 15, scientists...