Earth’s ‘Minimoon’ Is About to Leave Us Forever

Late last summer, Earth picked up a new moon. No, you didn’t miss seeing it in the night sky — this was a so-called “minimoon.” Here's everything we know about our temporary friend as it prepares to zip off into inky blackness, plus we've rounded up all of the latest news from space for your reading pleasure.

Earth’s ‘Minimoon’ Is About to Leave Us Forever

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