The Apophis asteroid will miss us, per new measurements this week.
New observations by @NASA confirm Earth is safe from the asteroid Apophis for the next century or more. But its passes in 2029, 2036, and 2068 will offer scientists great chances to see a large asteroid from a relatively close distance. Learn more: https://t.co/nbjzh74pr1 pic.twitter.com/2C8ldu8yPV
— NASA Solar System (@NASASolarSystem) March 26, 2021
Seems a good time to revisit this May 2019 guest video!
They’re working on it — the scientists, not Michael Bay.
Here is an update on the next approach of Apophis, in 2029:
Featured image: NASA/JPL-CalTech