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An asteroid half the size of a football field, will have a close encounter with the Earth on Feb. 15. NASA said there is no chance that the asteroid will slam into the planet, but it will pass closer to the Earth than the moon.
It's a very rare occurrence, but things flying through space have been known to slam into our planet. Take a look at some of the major events scientist believe took place.
Four teenagers were hospitalized, two of them in serious condition, after a van overturned into the ocean in Ka'a'awa, according to Emergency Medical Services officials.
A rung on the long ladder to Mars broke Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire.
Debris from the unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R) rocket, which self-destructed less than 20 seconds after launch, rained down from the f...