In the wake of Friday's meteor fall, that hurt hundreds in Russia, some are now wondering if we're so safe after all as the 150-feet across Asteroid flies by.
An 11-ton meteor fell in Russia Friday, at a speed of at least 33,000 mph, shattering about 18-32 miles above ground and injuring 900 people in the Ural Mountains region. Watch the video.
Half the size of a football field, the massive asteroid known as 2012 DA14 will pass about 17,000 miles from Earth, traveling five miles per second.
Asteroid 2012 DA14 makes its closest approach to Earth at 2:25 p.m. ET Friday, and the world’s astronomers have been on the lookout for it.
NASA, Slooth.com and The Clay Center Observatory in Brookline, Massachusetts, will live streaming Asteroid DA14 2012's flyby.
The 150-mile missile-like space rock, with enough power to wipe out New York City with the energy of 185 Hiroshima bombs, won't hit us ... this time.
A 150-feet asteroid that could wipe out New York City with the energy of 185 Hiroshima bombs will miss us a day after Valentine's Day. So we're safe ... for now.
Asteroid 2012 DA14, a 150-foot object discovered by Spanish astronomers, will zip by within 17,000 miles of Earth February 15. Get the live updates here.