Nightly News | May 10, 2012
>>> talk about a close encounter. nasa's dawn spacecraft is flying along a massive asteroid named vesa and has sent back information about what it looks like on the giant rock that started out as a small planet. vesta is roughly the size of arizona. it's located in the asteroid belt between mars and jupiter. it has a deeply pock-marked surface. here on earth, scientists have confirmed the bright light over nevada and california a few weeks back was indeed a visiting meteor the size of a minivan that broke up just over our at atmosphe atmosphere.