Asteroid News:NASA preparing for ‘colossal God of Chaos’ asteroid arrival in next 10 years

Express.co.uk | 8/17/2019 | Gerrard Kaonga
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The asteroid is set to get closer to the earth than communication and weather satellites in orbit. Most satellites in Earth's orbit are geostationary orbit 36,000 miles away from the planet.

Apophis is travelling at almost 25,000 mph meaning a slight detour from its trajectory could be catatstrophic.

Apophis - Size - Proximity - Earth - Potentially

Apophis' size and proximity to Earth have resulted in it being categorised as a Potentially Hazardous Asteroid (PHA) and NASA is keen to learn...
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