The Fifth Annual International Astero Day will be held on Sunday, June 30, 2019. The United Nations recognized asteroid day is a global day of opportunity to raise awareness of the threat and opportunity that results from the numerous rocky bodies racing through outer space. A five-day program ̵
At the heart of this year's asteroid tag is the so-called 100-fold statement calling for 100-fold detection and monitoring of asteroids. The declaration has so far been signed by more than 50,000 people around the world. It is to "solve the greatest challenges of humanity in order to secure our families and the quality of life on earth in the future". If You Want to Sign It, Here's the Online Statement  This year's asteroid day events focus on the role of asteroids in the formation of our solar system and advances in technology to better identify asteroids, to track and analyze and to check our ability to deflect a rogue asteroid aimed at Earth.
Events on Asteroid Day range from Asteroid Quiz in a Dublin bar to high-level quizzes Discussions on politics and programs at the National Aerospace Museum in Washington, DC View a list of events around the world , To find an Asteroid Day event near you, scroll to the center of the page and enter your location.
A new broadcast of the Asteroid Day 2019 is Asteroid Day TV. Learn more and stay up to date by visiting the Asteroid Day website, the Youtube channel or Twitter .
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– Asteroid Day? (@AsteroidDay) 22 June 2019
The Asteroid Day is the anniversary of the most devastating asteroid impact in recent Earth history – an event that took place on June 30, 1908 and became known as the Tunguska Explosion, when a small asteroid struck Earth over Tunguska, Siberia , In the words of Brian May, co-founder of the band Queen, astrophysicist, guitarist and songwriter, the premise of the Asteroid Day is
and to support the resources necessary to view dangerous asteroids in orbit follow and distract. Asteroids are a natural disaster that we know how to prevent.
The History of the Asteroid Day .
For news and updates on asteroids, see AsteroidWatch on Twitter .
Conclusion: International The Asteroidentag 2019 will take place on Sunday, June 30th.