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International Asteroid Day is Tuesday

29 Jun 2020, 18:51 UTC
International Asteroid Day is Tuesday
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LUXEMBOURG, 22 June 2020 (Asteroid Day PR) — The Asteroid Foundation returns with Asteroid Day LIVE Digital from Luxembourg. This year, the event is a fully digital celebration of asteroid science and exploration. Panel discussions and one-on-one interviews with astronauts and world experts will be broadcast on 30 June 2020.

Asteroid Day LIVE Digital from Luxembourg is a five-hour program with panel discussions including:

“Target Asteroid: How to Move an Incoming Space Rock”“Ingredients of Life: Bringing Asteroid Samples to Earth”“Asteroid Safari: Finding the Elusive Space Rocks”“Preparing the Future: Making Tools to Investigate Asteroids”“Seeing is Believing: The Art of Asteroid Computer Simulations”“From Satellites to Asteroids: Luxembourg’s and ESA’s role”“Ask Me Anything About Asteroids with Astronauts”

Panel hosts include Sarah Cruddas, Alan Boyle, Lisa Burke, Sabinije von Gaffke, and Stuart Clark. The panel summary descriptions can be found here. Asteroid Day LIVE is streaming over Asteroid Day TV and the detailed program schedule can be found on the Asteroid Day website. After Asteroid Day, the panels can be found there as well as on YouTube.

In the week leading up to Asteroid Day, the European Space Agency will produce several Asteroid Day programmes in French, Spanish, Dutch, German, and Italian including asteroid ...

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