Asteroid 2012 DA14 makes its closest approach to Earth at 2:25 p.m. ET Friday, and the world’s astronomers have been on the lookout for it.
Scientists at Deep Space Industries have put a value on an asteroid set to buzz past Earth this week of $195 billion
Scientists say they are sure there is no chance of the 150ft (45.7m) wide space rock hitting the planet.
A close encounter of the rocky kind is set for Feb. 15, when an office-building-size asteroid will speed past Earth fcloser than some communications satellites.
An asteroid the size of a 15-story building will zoom past Earth next week, flying uncommonly close but posing no danger.
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