International Asteroid Day 2020
Every year annually on 30 June, International Asteroid Day is celebrated to raise public awareness about the asteroid impact hazard. It is celebrated in order to “observe each year at the international level the anniversary of the Tunguska impact over Siberia, Russian Federation, on 30 June 1908.
Asteroid Day was co-founded in 2014, Asteroid Day was co-founded in 2014, by Dr. Brian May, astrophysicist and lead guitarist of QUEEN, together with Danica Remy, President of B612 Foundation, Rusty Schweickart, Apollo 9 Astronaut, and filmmaker Grig Richters. In December 2016 the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/71/90, declaring 30 June as International Asteroid Day in of awareness and education about asteroids. Together with the United Nations, space agencies, schools, and universities Asteroid Day is organized by networks of supporters who host events worldwide on 30, June. (For more info. Visit asteroidday.org)
International Asteroid Day 2020 Event:
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 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.
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”
International Asteroid Day 2020 wishes and Status Pictures
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