Asteroid Day Live Archive

Asteroid Day Live Archive

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Relive the Asteroid Day LIVE experience in our video collection featuring the day’s individual panels and talks with our asteroid experts. Click through your favorite segments or watch the entire recorded 6-hour broadcast from Luxembourg! Asteroid Day LIVE from Luxembourg was recorded on June 30, 2017, from Broadcasting Center Europe as part of the first ever 24 hour broadcast about space and asteroids.

From Luxembourg


Brian Cox joins us in the studio to host the fourth panel on the history and origins of asteroid titled “Asteroids: An Ancient Beauty”.


Asteroid Day co-founder Danica Remy and Deputy Prime Minister of Luxembourg Etienne Schneider announce that Asteroid Day is headquartered in Luxembourg.

Asteroid Discovery And Telescopes

Brian Cox joins us in the studio to host the panel “Asteroid Discovery and Telescopes”.

Asteroids Don’t Know Borders

In this panel Stuart Clark and his panel address a central question of asteroid impact hazards: Asteroids don’t like borders – Discussing the importance of Governments, Space Agencies, the United Nations and Industry when an asteroid poses a threat to our planet.

Asteroid Missions & Impact Mitigation Solutions

Brian Cox returns to the studio to talk with his guests about Asteroid Missions and Impact Mitigation Solutions.

How Humanity Fell In Love With Space Rocks

“How Humanity Fell in Love with Space Rocks”, a roundtable hosted by Brian Cox, about the history of human asteroid discoveries.

Research Collaborations

This panel is hosted by Brian Cox in which he and his panelists discuss research collaborations.

Resource Utilization And Space Law

The discussion of space resources continues in the presence of Étienne Schneider, Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister, for the Resource utilisation and space law panel, hosted by Brian Cox.

Role Of Resources In Human Exploration Of Space

Brian Cox and his panel discuss the Role of resources in human exploration of space.

What Happens When Asteroids Hit?

Brian Cox discusses what happens when asteroids hit.

Why Do Astronauts Love Asteroids?

This panel is hosted by Apollo 9 Astronaut Rusty Schweickart. It features only astronauts who boldly ventured beyond the confines of our pale blue dot and came to Luxembourg to share their experiences in space.


In this video the Guardian science writer Stuart Clark will introduce you to the history of Asteroid Day.

Asteroids: An Ancient Beauty

Brian Cox joins us in the studio to host the fourth panel on the history and origins of asteroid titled “Asteroids: An Ancient Beauty”.

Closing Session With The Bad Astronomer

From JAXA and NASA

Asteroid Day in Japan

The Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) is currently flying it’s Hayabusa-2 mission to asteroid Itokawa. The Principal Investigator of the mission Makoto Yoshikawa will give a talk about the mission.


NASA marked the 2017 International Asteroid Day with a live program featuring the agency’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office and other projects working to find and study near-Earth objects (NEOs). Learn how NASA-funded researchers find, track and characterize NEOs — asteroids and comets that come within the vicinity of Earth’s orbit and could pose an impact hazard to Earth — and how NASA is working to get our nation prepared to respond to a potential impact threat. The shows includes guests from NASA and NASA-funded planetary defense coordination programs across the country, including the agency’s Headquarters in Washington and Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

From ESA


In the ESOC segment, ESA’s NEO experts hosted a series of presentations in front of a live audience, including ‘Armageddon the movie: separating fact from fiction’, followed by discussions on the need for timely and accurate NEO information.