Asteroid Will Fly Closer Than Satellites | Video

A 164 feet long asteroid (2012 DA14) was discovered by an amateur team at the La Sagra Sky Survey observatory in Spain. The space rock's estimated Earth-like orbit predicts it may fly-by in February 2013 – closer than Geosynchronous satellites.
credit : ESA, La Sagra Sky Survey, Mash Mix: SPACE.com