NASA asteroid warning: 2019 DN will skim Earth on Friday (Image: Getty)
NASA has warned a colossal asteroid is barrelling on a collision course towards Earth at 16,000 mph.
By TOM FISHPUBLISHED: 07:14, Thu, Mar 7, 2019UPDATED: 07:23, Thu, Mar 7, 2019
US space agency NASA has confirmed the asteroid, named 2019 DN, is classified as a Near Earth Object (NEO). NASA’s cutting-edge asteroid-tracking tech anticipates the space rock will skim Earth on Friday, March 8. And NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory researchers calculated the closest approach will occur at 4.19pm GMT (11.19am ET).