The U.S. space agency has been running an imaginary scenario in which Earth is due to be hit by a hypothetical space rock.
The pretend impact scenario sees an asteroid heading towards central Europe, and will aim to see "who the key players are in a disaster event."
The biggest of the three space rocks due to zoom past our planet could be as large as the Eiffel Tower is tall.
The asteroid, called 2021 GW4, is the largest asteroid to have passed so close to our planet this year.
The space rock will be travelling dozens of times faster than a bullet when it makes a close approach to our planet.
The asteroid, 2020 TY1, is up to 590 feet wide and will fly by at a speed of more than 29,000 miles per hour.
The seven-foot asteroid was reportedly projected to come within as little as 4,000 miles of planet Earth.
A full moon on Halloween occurs approximately every 19 years, with the feat last happening in 2001.
The asteroids, called 2020 RO and 2020 PM7, will pass safely on September 25 and 29 respectively more than 1.7 million miles away.
The asteroid is travelling at a speed of around 19,500 miles per hour.
On April 29, the asteroid will come within around 3.9 million miles of our planet.
Data indicates that the object could measure anywhere between 1.1 and just over 2.6 miles in diameter, based on its observed magnitude.
"It's like a preemptive strike, with less mess," study author Sung Wook Paek said.
The object "very likely" disintegrated before touching the ground, Mexican authorities said.
The Yarrabubba impact crater in Western Australia is the oldest in the world.
According to CNEOS data, there are 14 asteroids predicted to pass Earth this week. The largest of which is wider than the Empire State Building is tall.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is yet to deliver the articles of impeachment to the Senate.
A huge space rock, the very snappily named 216258 (2006 WH1), will soar by our planet today.
Meteor showers are celestial events during which numerous meteors appear in the night sky, originating from what seems like a single location.
Scientists say the Iowa-sized object in the asteroid belt has a surface composition similar to Ceres.
Due to its size, the object will appear quite bright in the sky as it flies past Earth at speeds of around 25,000 miles per hour.
The space rock could measure up to 3,248 feet in diameter.
A study has reconstructed the immediate aftermath of the asteroid 66 million years ago to learn more about the impact of the momentous event.
The space rock will come within around 4.6 million miles of our planet, traveling at speeds of 10,400 miles per hour.
Asteroid 2019 OK is about 328 feet in diameter, traveling at almost 15 miles a second; if it hit, it would have struck with over 30 times the energy of Hiroshima.
All three of the space rocks are classified as Near-Earth Objects (NEOs)—a term which refers to any asteroid or comet whose orbit takes it within 121 million miles of the sun.
The Aorounga crater measures 7.8 miles in diameter and is thought to have been created by the fragment of an asteroid that struck Earth less than 345 million years ago.
The carvings were made on a strange formation within the crater known as the "Rain Snake" dyke.
The object will come within about 3 million miles of our planet.