The space rock will fly past our planet at a distance of around 3.6 million miles.
"Supermoon" is a popular term for a full moon occurring when our natural satellite is close to its perigee, or its minimum distance from the Earth.
During the mission, Koch took part in what was the first all-female spacewalk alongside NASA astronaut Jessica Meir.
"The ocean floor is just as variable and interesting in its geology as the continents," planetary scientist James O'Donoghue said.
Space weather is driven by activity from the sun.
If the two objects did collide, "there would be thousands of pieces of new debris that would stay in orbit for decades," said Dan Ceperley from LeoLabs.
Findings come over 30 years after the Montreal Protocol was introduced.
Trailer for David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet shows veteran broadcatser telling viewers how we can save the planet.
Since September last year, hundreds of fires have burned millions of hectares in Australia, leaving at least 28 people dead.
Prince William has launched the Earthshot Prize in a bid to find at least 50 solutions to the world's greatest problems by 2030.
Based on its brightness, the asteroid is estimated to measure between 919 and 2,034 feet in diameter.
U.K. Astronomer Royal Martin Rees proposes that "post-humans" could one day transition into becoming "fully inorganic intelligences"
The scientists say the latest findings could have implications for our understanding of several geological processes .
Significant fire outbreaks in the Amazon, Australia and the Arctic Circle—among others—made headlines around the world this year.
The space rock will sail safely past the Earth at around 26,000 miles per hour—roughly 30 times faster than the speed of sound.
The asteroid will travel past our planet at a staggering velocity of around 27,500 miles per hour.
Meteor showers are celestial events during which numerous meteors appear in the night sky, originating from what seems like a single location.
The full moon in December has traditionally been referred to as the "Full Cold Moon" or the "Long Nights Moon."
The dummies are fitted with more than 5,600 sensors each, which will measure exposure to space radiation.
The photo was snapped by Jessica Meir, who took part in the first all-female spacewalk last month.
A large fireball was spotted crashing from the sky in Salem and police have yet to determine its exact location and origin.
The alpha Monocerotids are active every year, and this year produced a few visible meteors around November 22.
Traces of extraterrestrial sugars on meteorites add more weight to the hypothesis that a meteor blitz on ancient Earth may have kick-started life by providing the necessary building blocks.
The aim of Starlink is to provide global internet coverage from space with very short lag times.
This celestial event only takes place around 13 times a century.
The study is the latest to find that climate change is bad news for penguins.
The Amazon rainforest is important to the global climate because of its role in storing vast amounts of carbon dioxide.
Mercury transits take place only around 13 times a century.
The space rock will come within around 2.7 million miles of our planet.