Comments for: Small asteroid to zip harmlessly past Earth Monday

Posted June 24, 2011, at 9:18 p.m.

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA says a newly discovered asteroid will have a close encounter with Earth on Monday, but there’s no need to worry. The space agency’s Near-Earth Object Program Office says the small space rock — dubbed 2011 MD — will pass 7,500 miles above Earth’s surface over the …

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