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Sentinel Mission on “Man vs. Universe”
The Asteroid Threat
An Earth Day Event at the Museum of Flight
Famous NEO Flybys
On the 45th Anniversary of Rusty Schweickart’s EVA
Broken Bells and B612 Foundation Partner
Happy Birthday, Rusty!
Photo: Astronaut Russell L. Schweickart, Lunar Module pilot, stands in “golden slippers” on the Lunar Module ”Spider’s” porch during his extravehicular activity on the fourth day of the Apollo 9 earth-orbital mission. This photograph was taken from inside the Lunar Module “Spider” by mission commander James McDivitt. The Command/Service Module and Lunar Module were docked. Schweickart is wearing a Portable Life Support System (PLSS).Read more
Watch Live on October 25: Defending Earth From Asteroids with Neil Tyson
The Exploding Asteroid Threat
We the Geeks!
On Friday, May 31st at 2pm EDT, the White House will host a “We The Geeks” Google+ Hangout on asteroids. During a conversation moderated by OSTP’s Cristin Dorgelo, the participants will be talking about asteroid identification, characterization, resource utilization, and hazard mitigation with: Lori Garver, Deputy Administrator, NASA Bill Nye, Executive Director, Planetary Society Ed Lu, former astronaut and CEO, B612 […]Read more