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An asteroid about the size of one that blasted Siberia a century ago just buzzed by Earth.
Originally posted by Upthepunx
i was always under the impression that space is like a giant shooting range with stuff comming from every direction. we get hit but tons of stuff every day just not huge planet killer ones we get hyped up in are brains that lurk around every corner. id imagine this happens alot more than you think. and alot more than nasa or any space inteligence will admit
Originally posted by woogleuk
Article is from Mar 04, 2009, nothing has happened today. This story got plenty of attention from the MSM when it happened more than 3 years ago...........
This story from the BBC when it happened in 2009
Plenty of threads here on ATS from the time too........
A Ufo Near Asteroid 2009 DD 45 By Lunar Explorer Italia
Just Discovered Astroid - Skimming Earth Tonight 3/2/09- named: 2009 DD45
ASTEROID PASSES EARTH 7 TIMES CLOSER THAN MOON!!
Surprise Asteroid Makes Near-Miss of Earth
edit on 12/12/12 by woogleuk because: (no reason given)