It's also been called "The Great Pumpkin" asteroid.
It will be able to detect and receive signals from outer space and help search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
Asteroid 1998 QE2 and its moon sailed within 3.6 million miles (5.8 million kilometers) of Earth on May 31, making their
A couple of weeks ago the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico sent a special radio signal to outer space. The idea of communicating with other cosmic beings has long fascinated humans. This was not the first time we have tried to "converse" with our presumed galactic neighbors.