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Small Asteroid Will Safely Pass Earth
2014-03-06 12:52:56

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory An asteroid about 25 feet (8 meters) across will safely pass Earth at about 1:21 p.m. PST (4:21 p.m. EST) today, March 6, approaching us six times closer than the moon. This distance, though not unusual, is closer than the Earth flyby of a larger asteroid on Wednesday afternoon, March 5. This afternoon's flyby object, asteroid 2014 EC, was discovered on March 5 by the Catalina Sky Survey near Tucson, Ariz. Its closest-approach distance, about 38,300...

2013-06-20 23:20:32

As the Syrian humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate, communities in Syria and neighboring countries are struggling to cope with pressures of large, vulnerable populations. Peter Howard, Food for the Hungry´s (FH) Emergency Response Director, says building capacity for local organizations to respond is essential. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 As the Syrian humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate, communities in Syria and neighboring countries are struggling to...

2012-11-29 12:21:21

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A lawyer, a journalist, a reality-TV star, and a general walk into a room... it may sound like the beginning of an "inside the beltway" joke, but if you throw in a who's who of Washington power players including some of the most prominent lawyers in the country, you've described an event that took place this week at the Army Navy Club in downtown Washington, DC. The law offices of Fluet Huber + Hoang celebrated the launch of their unique...

2012-10-10 19:23:00

Concept lauded at United Nations meeting in NY PHOENIX, Oct 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Nations recently praised progress toward decreasing malnutrition worldwide among children in their first 1,000 days of life--a critical timeframe for a healthy adulthood. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121010/DC90926) "Food for the Hungry (FH) has programs in over 20 countries, and child mortality rates in some are 10 times higher than in the U.S.," said Carolyn...

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2010-10-11 18:00:00

A small asteroid will fly past Earth early Tuesday within the Earth-moon system. The asteroid, 2010 TD54, will have its closest approach to Earth's surface at an altitude of about 45,000 kilometers (27,960 miles) at 6:50 EDT a.m. (3:50 a.m. PDT). At that time, the asteroid will be over southeastern Asia in the vicinity of Singapore. During its flyby, Asteroid 2010 TD54 has zero probability of impacting Earth. A telescope of the NASA-sponsored Catalina Sky Survey north of Tucson, Arizona...

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2009-03-18 11:40:00

A small asteroid will fly past Earth early tomorrow morning (Wed., March 18). The asteroid, 2009 FH, is about 50 feet (15 meters) wide. Its closest approach to Earth will occur at 5:17 a.m. PDT (8:17 a.m. EDT, 12:17 UTC) at an altitude of about 49,000 miles (79,000 kilometers). "This asteroid flyby will be a good viewing opportunity for both professional and amateur astronomers," said Don Yeomans of the Near-Earth Object Office at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. "The...