Scientist had been tracking Asteroid 202 AJ129 for about a year and knowing all along that this medium sized space rock posed no threat to Earth.
Called asteroid 2018 CB, the space rock will shave by our planet at around 2230 GMT, the U.S. space agency said.
Astronomers say it is between 50 and 130 feet wide, which means it may well be bigger than the asteroid that entered the atmosphere over Chelyabinsk, Russia, and slammed into the ground nearby in 2013. Small asteroids pass between the planet and the moon several times a month.
The planet Earth is set to have a close encounter with a small asteroid today.
"Asteroid 2018 CB" will be about 39,000 miles away when it zooms past. The asteroid, which is estimated to be between 50 and 130 feet (15 and 40 meters) in size, was also discovered by CSS on February 4.
Another asteroid discovered by CSS on the same day passed by Earth on Tuesday. Scientists calculated its closest approach was a distance of 114,000 miles from Earth.
He was unable to clarify if any injuries are life-threatening, but added there are no more people on the train . Smith and his friend walked to the crash site and saw passengers of all ages beginning to exit the train .
That process involved two International Olympic Committee panels assessing hundreds of Russians athletes for suspicions of doping. Olympic life bans for those 11 were reduced by CAS to a simple expulsion from the Pyeongchang Games, which open February 9.
Syrian President Bashar Assad would be "ill-advised" to launch such attacks, Mattis told reporters Friday at the Pentagon. There have been increasing reports from Syria that its military has returned to using chemical weapons.
The report pushes for greater government intervention, but an Axios source said a recent version took a more neutral stance. The senior administration official told USA TODAY that the reported memo is an old one, but its stated strategy is correct.
But he said he and the other Fed officials will "remain vigilant and we are prepared to respond to evolving risks". Economists widely expect the Fed to hike interest rates three times this year, with the first coming in March.
Over the weekend, Volkswagen apologised for the misconduct and lack of judgment of some individuals, calling the trials a mistake. But the Stuttgart-based Zeitung revealed that research conducted at the University of Aachen also involved human volunteers.
She went on to break her silence about what she went through as Trump's Director of Communications. "She has no contact now". TV personality Omarosa Manigault shared some of her experience in the Trump White House while on " Celebrity Big Brother ".
As ESPN noted, Davis has a history of throwing tantrums, and this is not the first time he has caused an Olympic controversy. Voting for Hamlin and speedskater Shani Davis was tied for the honor, which led to the victor being chosen by a coin toss.
In January, Apple it would allow users to use a new UI tool to turn off the power management feature that slows down old iPhones . According to the Wall Street Journal , Apple is in talks with Goldman Sachs to offer easy loans to people buying Apple products.
Pence in Japan to boost pressure on North Korea
But South Korea has been flexible with these rules as it accommodates the North Koreans to the Pyeongchang Games. Now South Korean officials are debating if they can even fuel the ship for the North Koreans .
E-cigarettes should be available on the NHS
One reason behind the stall in uptake could be misconceptions about the levels of harm linked to the devices. Thousands of smokers think e-cigarettes are just as risky and 40% of smokers have not tried one, it says.
Julian Assange arrest warrant still valid, judge rules
Earlier on Tuesday senior district judge Emma Arbuthnot ruled that Mr Assange's warrant for breaching bail conditions still stood. Swedish prosecutors were investigating allegations of sexual assault and rape made by two women in 2010.
Amtrak, CSX Train Crash In South Carolina
Her injuries were minor, but waiting for help in the dark was terrifying, she told Neblett. The train, traveling from NY to Miami, was carrying 139 passengers and eight crew members.
5 injured in U.S. school shooting
Parent Claudia Anzueto, 41, said her 12-year-old son was crying when he used someone else's cellphone to call her. Aaron Strumwasser said of the boy during a news conference at the medical center.