The asteroid Apophis is forecast to pass Earth in 2029. Photo: Shutterstock
The asteroid Apophis is forecast to pass Earth in 2029. Photo: Shutterstock
Space

Asteroid with more force than biggest nuclear bomb to come close to Earth in 2029

  • Apophis’ path projected to be the planet’s closest encounter with such a large asteroid
  • Russian scientists say it could come close to the distance at which TV satellites orbit, but chances of striking one are tiny, according to Hong Kong experts

Topic |   Space
The asteroid Apophis is forecast to pass Earth in 2029. Photo: Shutterstock
The asteroid Apophis is forecast to pass Earth in 2029. Photo: Shutterstock
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