A space rock called Kamoʻoalewa may be a piece of the moon

New observations reveal the quasisatellite of Earth could be wreckage of a lunar impact

The moon’s violent history is written across its face. Over billions of years

space rocks have punched craters into its surface, flinging out debris. Now

 for the first time, astronomers may have spotted rubble from one of those ancient

 The mysterious object known as Kamoʻoalewa appears to be a stray fragment of the moon

Discovered in 2016, Kamoʻoalewa — also known as 2016 HO3 — is one of Earth’s five known quasisatellites

These are rocks that stick fairly close to the planet as they orbit the sun. Little is known about Earth’s space

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