This is one of those things that could perhaps destroy the world today (as we know it), that being said, it's nice to know that this thing won't show it's face again for another 200 years.Mile-wide deep space asteroid captured in NASA radar images
It came as close to us as it will for next 200 years, and that was still millions of miles away
A team of NASA scientists has captured amazing radar images of a huge, mile-wide asteroid as it drifted silently millions of miles from Earth — its closest approach to our planet for the next 200 years.
Astronomers with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., used the agency's Deep Space Network antenna in Goldstone, Calif. to capture three new radar views of asteroid 2007 PA8 between Oct. 28 and 30. By the end of the cosmic photo session, the asteroid was about 5.6 million miles (9 million kilometers) from Earth.