NASA: Asteroid To Collide Inside Earths Orbit Today. Is It Hazardous To Human Life?: Asteroid 2020 RK2, more prominent in size than the entire aerospace company Boeing, is about to complete and crash inside the earth’s orbit? The incident is likely to happen on 7 October today. Check out everything you need to know about the asteroid.
Nasa, yesterday announced on its an official website that an asteroid as big of the size of Boeing is about to enter and collide in earth’s orbit. The space rock is called Astroid 2020 RK2. Now the question arises if the asteroid is dangerous and hazardous to human life.
The asteroid will be travelling with the speed of 6.6 km/ hour. It will pass from earth making a trajectory on 7 October at approximately 10:47PM. According to the studies by NASA, it is quite unlikely to have any damage to human life.
Talking about the moment right now the asteroid is about 38 lakh km away on a approximation. That is quite far so it isn’t possible for it to be hazardous to human life.
However, the size estimated of the asteroid is comparatively more significant than it has usually been which is a matter of concern for everyone. According to the studies of NASA, the Asteroid will pass earth orbit and won’t show up until the year 2027.
Scientists have estimated the last asteroid that crosses the earth orbit was approx 15 feet that is comparatively bigger than the size of this asteroid. Even the previous asteroid didn’t impact earth in any way, so there’s no possibility that it might as well. However, NASA is still researching for the same. What do you think about it?