Asteroid horror: NASA’s Friday 13th fears over huge space rock heading to Earth revealed

Express.co.uk | 9/13/2019 | Callum Hoare
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“What's so lucky about that? It's asteroid 2004 MN4 (Apophis 99942) not hitting Earth.

“But for a while astronomers thought it might.

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“On Christmas Eve 2004, Paul Chodas, Steve Chesley and Don Yeomans at NASA's Near Earth Object Program office calculated a one-in-60 chance that 2004 MN4 would collide with Earth.”

More still, a possibility remained that...
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