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'Asteroid' 2010 AL30 Might Be Venus Express Rocket

Artist impression of the Venus Express spacecraft separating from the Soyuz Fregat upper stage rocket after launch (ESA) The cosmos threw a curve ball at us, but a near-Earth object (NEO) called 2010 AL30 missed by over 80,000 miles. Although the object was too small to cause any damage, if it did hit, it would [...]

January 13, 2010
2:59 PM EST
Artist impression of the Venus Express spacecraft separating from the Soyuz Fregat upper stage rocket after launch (ESA)