Asteroid 11 ES4, which is approaching the Earth will be closer to the planet than even the Moon on September 1.
This will be the asteroid’s closest proximity to the planet till date. Pass at a distance of appro 120,000 km from Earth, is a very close distance.
NASA says this space rock poses no risk to our planet.
Asteroid 2018 VP1 will zoom past Earth on November 2, one day before Americans vote for the next president. In a year where unpredictable disasters have seemingly become routine, NASA is working hard to calm fears of a potential collision.