Asteroid bigger than New York's Empire State Building to pass by Earth on May 15: NASA
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) claimed that a huge asteroid is approaching Earth and is expected to make a "close approach" on Sunday. NASA stated that the asteroid will make its closest approach to Earth at around 5:18 PM EST and 9:18 PM GMT on May 15.
However, NASA is exploring various defence options as it recently launched a mission called the 'Double Asteroid Redirection Test' (DART). It is significant to mention here that asteroids are usually small, rocky objects that orbit the sun.
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