At 12:24pm this afternoon an asteroid that weighs 130,000 metric tons passed by the Earth. The asteroid traveling eight times as fast as a bullet shot from a rifle was only 17,200 miles away. I know that seem far, but that is the edge of our satellite umbrella. The Moon is over 250,000 miles away and it looks big in the sky. Now you couldn’t see it with the naked eye so here is the cool video from NASA. For more go to

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