This morning we caught up with Jim Green, Director of NASA's Planetary Sciences Division. He says while it is a big day for space scientists, the two headline grabbing events are unrelated. NASA has ... more 
This morning we caught up with Jim Green, Director of NASA's Planetary Sciences Division. He says while it is a big day for space scientists, the two headline grabbing events are unrelated. NASA has examined the trajectory of the meteor that struck the Ural region in Russia and it does not match up to the known trajectory of the large asteroid, DA-14. We also talked about how close the asteroid - half of the size of a football field - will come to Earth. And the answer is very close - passing between the less 
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