Building-sized asteroid safely flew by earth last night
An asteroid the size of a building passed by our planet on Monday night at a safe distance, reported Space. In actual numbers, this would mean the asteroid was flying by 5.
While space is full of countless floating rocks, NASA keeps a close eye on the ones that roam around our home planet. NASA's Planetary Defense Coordination Office keeps scanning the sky with advanced telescopes and reports prominent flybys.
The reason why there are frequent reports of rocks passing by us is because scientists have become skilled at detecting them.
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