Asteroid buzzes, misses Earth - unlike meteor
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world is safe — at least from one asteroid.
A 150-foot cosmic rock hurtled safely past Earth on Friday.
It was the closest known flyby for a rock of its size, passing within 17,000 miles. That's closer than some satellites.
The flyby occurred just hours after a much smaller meteor exploded above Russia's Ural Mountains.
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