NASA has announced that new telescope observations have ruled out any chance of the asteroid Apophis colliding with Earth in 2068. Photo: AP NASA has announced that new telescope observations have ruled out any chance of the asteroid Apophis colliding with Earth in 2068. Photo: AP
NASA has announced that new telescope observations have ruled out any chance of the asteroid Apophis colliding with Earth in 2068. Photo: AP
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NASA gives the all clear: Earth safe from asteroid Apophis for 100 years

  • New telescope observations have ruled out any chance of Apophis smacking into Earth in 2068
  • First detected in 2004, the 340m space rock is now officially off NASA’s asteroid ‘risk list’

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NASA has announced that new telescope observations have ruled out any chance of the asteroid Apophis colliding with Earth in 2068. Photo: AP NASA has announced that new telescope observations have ruled out any chance of the asteroid Apophis colliding with Earth in 2068. Photo: AP
NASA has announced that new telescope observations have ruled out any chance of the asteroid Apophis colliding with Earth in 2068. Photo: AP
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