Asteroid predicted to miss Earth by ‘that much’ on Saturday

Asteroid predicted to miss Earth by ‘that much’ on Saturday
Don Adams and Edward Platt in Get Smart. "Missed it by that much!" YouTube video

[Ed. – Let’s see how many get the cultural reference.  Here’s hoping those kidders with the asteroid predictions slept at a Holiday Inn Express recently.]

NASA has confirmed that an asteroid larger than the tallest man-made structure in the world is currently travelling towards Earth at a speed of almost 34,000 miles per hour. Thankfully, it’ll likely miss us by a few million miles.

According to International Business Times, NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) identified that the “potentially hazardous” asteroid could come close to intersecting with our planet’s path on February 15, 2020, at 6:05 a.m. (EST). …

The colossal space rock … is expected to pass over our planet from a distance of around 3.6 million miles …

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