Earth Gets a REALLY Close Asteroid Flyby

An asteroid gives us a new definition of "near-miss", a new satellite launches to map the Earth, Earth observation's role in predicting storms, Curiosity drills into Martian rock, a musical duet from Earth and space, and a Google+ Hangout from orbit!

On today's GeekBeat, we talk about the close call Earth got from an asteroid, our new satellite takes off, Curiosity drilling into Mars and much more!