A dangerous asteroid “2020 ST1” will pass near Earth today

NASA revealed that an asteroid it described previously as “dangerous” will pass today near Earth, as the agency will closely monitor this space rock as it passes, according to “Russia Today.”

Asteroid 2020 ST1

The asteroid is known as “2020 ST1”, and it is a “monstrous” rock currently passing through the solar system, and the length of the asteroid reaches 350 meters.

According to observations by NASA, the giant space rock is traveling at 8.1 kilometers per second, or more than 29,000 kilometers per hour.

Asteroid 2020 ST1 will reach its closest point to Earth today.

NASA’s monitoring services show that the asteroid will pass more than 19 times the distance between Earth and the moon, or more than seven million kilometers. However, NASA believes that the asteroid could be “dangerous.”

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