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04 November 2011

Asteroid to fly-by Earth

A massive asteroid will make a rare fly-by on 8 November 2011, and although it poses no danger of crashing to Earth, US scientists said this week they are eager for a closer look.

A massive asteroid will make a rare fly-by on 8 November 2011, and although it poses no danger of crashing to Earth, US scientists said this week they are eager for a closer look.

The time of the nearest fly-by is expected to be at 23:28 GMT.

 
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