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Three-mile asteroid is the largest Earth-buzzing object NASA's ever seen

Asteroids whizz past Earth on a regular basis, and thankfully they're usually only a few meters wide. But next month we're due for a close encounter with a monster space rock measuring 4.4 km (2.7 mi) across, making it the largest near-Earth object (NEO) to come this close to the planet since NASA began tracking them almost 20 years ago... Continue Reading Three-mile asteroid is the larges
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