NASA has allayed concerns that a stray 54-million-ton asteroid could potentially hit the ground this year, devastating large regions of the planet.
He space agency issued a statement in response to a November report by GB News, which claimed that 2007 FT3 had little chance of hitting Earth in 2024.
Scientists finally lost track of the Asteroid 984 feet later It first detected it in 2007 and categorized it as a “missing asteroid.”
GB News reported At the time there was about a 1 in 10 million chance of the asteroid hitting Earth by March 3, 2030 or a 1 in 11.5 million chance of hitting Earth on October 5, 2024.
said NASA The standard: “There are no known asteroid impact threats to Earth any time in the next century. NASA and its partners are diligently watching the skies to find, track and classify asteroids and near-Earth objects (NEOs), including those that are approach Earth.”
Scientists were able to gather information about the asteroid before losing track of it. The asteroid headed towards NASA Sentinel Risk Table of objects that could potentially impact the Earth.