WATCH LIVE: Asteroid Whizzes By Earth

Watch as the asteroid known as 2012 DA14 passes as close as 27,700 kilometers from the Earth's surface.

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The day has finally come: the asteroid known as 2012 DA14 passes as close as 27,700 kilometers from the Earth’s surface. The 50-meter space rock will come closer than any previous asteroid (since record keeping began.) Watch live here.