NASA aerospace engineer says we need to do more to stop asteroids

NASA aerospace engineer says we need to do more to stop asteroids

NASA aerospace engineer says we need to do more to stop asteroids 150 150 Asteroid Day

This interview was conducted by Anna Maria Tremonti for CBC radio which is not affiliated with Asteroid Day. It features Asteroid Day supporter Brent Barbee.

On June 2, 2016, NASA confirmed the bright burst of light over Arizona skies to be an asteroid exploding a mere 90 kilometers above the earth. This came just a few days after another asteroid event in Mexico, where sonic booms and bright flashes marked an asteroid’s entry into the earth’s atmosphere.

These recent close calls have brought attention to those scientific voices urging the world to pay more attention to asteroids, and the threat they pose.

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