Asteroid or old rocket? NASA expert IDs mystery object in space | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

SourceThe Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain
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CountryGCC

The jig may be up for an "asteroid" that's expected to get nabbed by Earth's gravity and become a mini-moon next month. Instead of cosmic rock, the newly discovered object appears to be an old rocket from a failed moon-landing mission 54 years ago that's finally making its way back home, according to NASA's leading asteroid expert. Observations should help nail their identity. "I'm pretty jazzed about this," ...read more...