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11-08-11, 06:47 PM #1
Giant asteroid is passing close to Earth right now!An asteroid the size of an aircraft carrier will pass Earth to within eight-tenths of the distance of the moon Tuesday, the closest approach to Earth of an object this size in more than 30 years.
The closest approach will occur at 6:28 p.m. ET when the asteroid passes within 202,000 miles of our planet, NASA said.
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The space agency classified the asteroid as a "potentially hazardous object."
More here: Giant asteroid to pass close to Earth Tuesday - CNN.com
11-08-11, 07:14 PM #2
Well so far so good, I didn't feel a big bump...lol
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11-08-11, 08:50 PM #4
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11-08-11, 08:52 PM #5
11-09-11, 04:41 PM #6
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11-10-11, 08:57 PM #7
Turning to political issues, the feds knew about this for a long time. Some scientists thought the near pass may cause disruptions in the electromagnetic field on Earth that would kill most electronic systems.
When did our current "O"ministration schedule the first test of the new and improved "Emergency Broadcast System". The day after....
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