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Tuesday, August 3, 2021
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A “potentially hazardous” asteroid the size of a skyscraper is zooming past Earth today

In total, five asteroids are expected to pass by our planet on Tuesday and Wednesday alone.

Asteroid samples escaping from jammed NASA spacecraft

A NASA spacecraft is stuffed with so much asteroid rubble from this week's grab that it's jammed open and precious particles are drifting away in space.

Bus-size asteroid to zoom by Earth, ducking below satellites

An asteroid the size of a school bus is headed our way, but NASA says the space rock will zoom safely past Earth on Thursday.

Experts say an asteroid will whiz by Earth this weekend

Residents of planet Earth fret not -- a 1,000-foot asteroid whizzing by our precious planet this weekend won't even come close to making impact.

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