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NASA Releases Radar Video of Asteroid Flyby

NASA has revealed the first radar video of an asteroid flyby that sent a space rock half the size of a football field buzzing by Earth last week.

The new asteroid flyby video, released [yesterday] ...shows the asteroid 2012 DA14 as it headed away from Earth over the weekend. The asteroid zipped close by Earth on Friday (Feb. 15), when it approached closer to the planet than many communications satellites.

Source: Space.com. Read full article. (link)

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  • Sevo||

    Your tax dollars at work!

  • Jesus H. Christ||

    The fact that it is humanly possible to track an asteroid in space via radar is pretty cool. Too bad it produces such a boring video. It's just a blurry squiggle in the middle of a black screen. Where's the assplosions?