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Interactive video lesson plan for: International Asteroid Day

Activity overview:

To mark International Asteroid Day on June 30, we aired a special television program with information about the work our Planetary Defense Coordination Office and other NASA-funded programs do to find, track and characterize Near Earth Objects. These are asteroids and comets in the vicinity of Earth’s orbit that could pose an impact threat to our planet. The Planetary Defense Coordination Office also issues alerts and helps coordinate any U.S. government response to an impact threat. The broadcast was part of a 24-hour Asteroid Day program from Broadcasting Center Europe.

Tagged under: NASA,Planetary Defense Coordination Office,Planetary Defense,Near Earth Object,NEO,asteroid

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