NASA: Mystery object is 54-year-old rocket, not asteroid

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (AP) — A mysterious object temporarily orbiting Earth is a 54-year-old rocket, not an asteroid after all, astronomers confirmed on Wednesday.

Observations by a telescope in Hawaii clinched its identity, according to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

More details on Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin