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Close call from asteroid in 2032 no cause for concern, says NASA

Washington, Oct. 20 : NASA has said that the big asteroid that passed by Earth last month is going to come back in next 19 years but they say that it's nothing to worry about.


NASA Near-Earth Object program manager Donald Yeomans said that there will is 1 in 63,000 chance that the 1,300-foot asteroid, called 2013 TV135, will collide with Earth when it comes back on Aug. 26, 2032, CBS News reported.

He said that the current probability of no impact in 2032 is at about 99.998 percent.

--ANI (Posted on 20-10-2013)

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