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5 February 2013
BIG Space Rock to Pass Inside The Orbit of GOES Weather Satellites
A space rock will pass perilously close to Earth on 15 February, but it will NOT hit us. This is a REAL near miss, and the rock will actually pass INSIDE the orbits of the geostationary communication satellites and the GOES weather satellites. These satellites orbit the Earth at an altitude of 36,000 KM. NASA has a good video that will answer your questions here: It’s a dangerous solar system …