Small asteroids hit Earth’s atmosphere and burn up once every year or two. Image: AP Small asteroids hit Earth’s atmosphere and burn up once every year or two. Image: AP
Small asteroids hit Earth’s atmosphere and burn up once every year or two. Image: AP

Asteroid the size of bus to zoom past Earth, ducking below satellites, Nasa says

  • Closest approach will occur on Thursday morning over the southeastern Pacific Ocean
  • Scientists estimate asteroids of this ‘puny’ size hit Earth’s atmosphere and burn up once every year or two

Topic |   Space
Small asteroids hit Earth’s atmosphere and burn up once every year or two. Image: AP Small asteroids hit Earth’s atmosphere and burn up once every year or two. Image: AP
Small asteroids hit Earth’s atmosphere and burn up once every year or two. Image: AP
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