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Submission + - Small Asteroid Making 400,000 Mile Pass by Earth

AtariKee writes: Universe Today is reporting that a small 10m asteroid, discovered earlier this month and named 2009 BD, is passing within 400,000 miles of Earth. Although the asteroid poses no threat to the planet, the site reports that the asteroid is still very interesting, as it may be a rare co-orbital asteroid (as in, shares the same orbit as Earth).

Submission + - True space age tech in our daily lives (

theguru writes: Being an election year where several candidates have discussed cutting NASA's budget, I'm often asked what the space age has done for us. NASA has created a fun little site (warning: Flash), showing common items around the house with origins and connections to NASA research.

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