Feb 15, 2013 — NASA TV transmitted a live feed of their telescope and they were tracking the asteroid — moving at 17,450 miles per hour — without the aid of a computer, which is not an easy task.
Feb 15, 2013 — About the size of an office building, asteroid 2012 DA14 flew by Earth on Friday — coming within about 17,000 miles of the planet.
Feb 15, 2013 — The sights and sounds across Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday as a meteor came roaring in were awesome. There are reports of more than 900 people being injured, most when windows shattered. But European Space Agency experts say there's no connection to the large asteroid that's whizzing past Earth later in the day.
Feb 14, 2013 — The rock known as 2012 DA14 will fly past around 2:24 p.m. ET. It will be closer than many satellites and the size of an office building. And it will be nearer to the planet than anything else of its size that we know of.