Another ‘Phew’ Moment
A ‘City Killer’ asteroid discovered just a month ago, to late to do anything about. Designated the innocuous name 2023 DZ2, was a stark reminder that we shouldn’t become complacent because of the successful NASA DART mission to deflect an asteroid last September. That took years of planning.
See the article from the BBC here: Massive asteroid passes between Earth and Moon (BBC News).