NASA warns of potential asteroid collision in 2024

Tgnns July 7, 2024, 08:00 AM UTC

Summary: NASA warns of potential asteroid collision in 2024, focusing on asteroid Bennu, with a 1 in 2700 chance of hitting Earth by 2182. Tracking 25,000+ large asteroids near Earth is crucial for planetary defense. The Dark Energy Camera aids in detecting asteroids, emphasizing the importance of continuous observation and preparation to safeguard against catastrophic impacts like the Chicxulub event.

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    NASA warns of asteroid 2024 NF passing Earth (India.com)
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    Asteroid 2024 NB2 to pass Earth at safe distance (Times Now)
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    NASA warns of 100-foot asteroid passing by Earth safely (Times Now)
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    130-foot asteroid 2024 ME1 not a threat to Earth (Times Now)
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    NASA captures close-up images of two large asteroids (Irish Star)
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    NASA warns of 100-foot asteroid 2024 NA2 approaching Earth (Times Now)
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    NASA captures detailed radar images of two asteroids during Earth flybys (Times Now)
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    NASA alerts plane-sized asteroid 2024 NB1 approaching Earth (Times Now)
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    NASA captures images of large asteroids passing Earth safely (ScienceAlert)
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    NASA radar monitors close approach of two large asteroids (Tech Times)
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    NASA captures 'planet-killing' asteroids passing Earth (Daily Mail)
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    ISRO chief warns of asteroid threat, calls for global preparedness (Times Now)
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    Apophis won't hit Earth; to pass at 23,619 miles (Business Standard)
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    NASA captures radar images of asteroids passing Earth closely (Mashable)
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    World Asteroid Day 2024 raises awareness of asteroid threats (Jagran English)
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    Asteroid larger than Great Pyramid to pass near Earth (Livescience.com)
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    Asteroid to pass Earth this weekend, visible with telescope (NewsNation Now)
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    Mountain-sized "Planet Killer" asteroid passes close to Earth safely (Business Standard)
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    Two large asteroids passing Earth this week, how to spot (ABC News)
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    Mountain-size asteroid 2011 UL21 to pass Earth safely (WION)
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    'Planet Killer' asteroid to pass Earth, watch live stream (Hindustan Times)
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    Two 'potentially hazardous' asteroids to fly by Earth safely (Business Insider)
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    Two large asteroids to pass Earth, one 1.3 miles long (The Irish Sun)
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    Asteroid 2011 UL21, "planet killer," to pass Earth closely (The Mirror)
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