An asteroid the size of an airplane will pass in front of Earth today.

NASA’s Center of NEO Studies (CNEOS) has warned that the asteroid NEO 2022 QP3 will fly past Earth on August 29 at 3:25 a.m. The asteroid is 100 feet away and within 5.51 million kilometers.  Hope to.  to the earth.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced that an asteroid about the size of an airplane crashed into space today, March 29.

NASA’s Center of NEO Studies (CNEOS) has warned that the asteroid named NEO 2022 QP3 will pass by the Earth on August 29 at 3:25 am.  The asteroid is 100 feet in diameter and is expected to be within 5.51 million kilometers.  On the spot, reports India Today.

NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office called the asteroid a “potentially hazardous object” and red-flagged the event due to its proximity to Earth.  NEO 2022 QP3 travels at 7.93 km/s.

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     Asteroid Weekend: NASA warns of asteroid NEO 2022 on August 26

     On August 26, asteroid NEO 2022 QP4 flew by at a distance of 13.96.682 km from Earth.  Another 100-foot-diameter asteroid, NEO 2022 QQ4, passed close to Earth on August 27 at a distance of 5.93 million kilometers from Earth.  According to NASA’s CNEOS, the speed of the giant asteroid was 7.23 km/s.

NASA defines asteroids as small rocky objects orbiting the Sun.  They are much smaller than the planets.  Due to the gravitational pull of the planets, asteroids can sometimes change course and collide with them.

According to NASA’s Joint Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), an asteroid is classified as a near-Earth object if its distance from Earth is less than 1.3 times the distance from Earth to the Sun.

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     NASA uses the DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) spacecraft to protect Earth from these rock fragments.  A spacecraft is launched into the center of an asteroid to divert it from its original orbit.

Two more asteroids — asteroids 2022 QX4 and 2017 BU — are expected to pass by Earth on August 29.

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