Asteroid Bennu Impact Hazard: Animations

  • Released Wednesday, August 11, 2021

On September 25, 2135, an asteroid called Bennu will make a close flyby of Earth. Our planet’s gravity will tweak Bennu’s path, making it a challenge to calculate its future trajectory and the odds of a potential impact late in the 22nd century. This media resource page provides broadcast-quality animations related to asteroid Bennu’s impact hazard. Learn more from NASA.

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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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This page was originally published on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:44 PM EDT.


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