Asteroid Makes Closest Approach To Earth In Recorded History It’s not going to hit us but a 150-foot-wide asteroid will come remarkably close to Earth Friday, even closer than high-flying communication and weather satellites. It will be the nearest known flyby for an object of this size in recorded history.
Weather Concerns Hover Over Last Shuttle LaunchFor 30 years, the launch of space shuttles every couple of months or so has become a routine way of life in the minds of many Americans. On Friday that all ends when, for the last time, a space shuttle launches from Kennedy Space Center.