Bennu Has Nearly Non-Existent Chance of Collision With Earth

NASA announced that, after analyzing the orbit of asteroid Bennu, the chance of a collision with Earth is 0.057% on average through 2300.

IMAGE: This mosaic of Bennu was created using observations made by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft that was in close proximity to the asteroid for over two years. CREDIT: NASA/Goddard/University of Arizona

A common body in our solar system is the asteroid. We have a lot of them. Thousands of them, in fact. And recent missions have been…



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