Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

NASA Asteroid Grand Challenge Seminar – Tim Spahr

May 9, 2014 @ 8:00 am PST - 9:00 am PST

About:

Curious about the NASA Asteroid Grand Challenge to “discover all asteroids that could threaten human populations and find out how to deal with them”? NASA is sponsoring a series of virtual seminars on the properties of Near Earth Asteroids (NEAs) and what is being done to learn more about the hazards and the opportunities they may pose for us here on Earth. The purpose is to inform interested astronomers (both amateur and professional), students, teachers, and others who are potentially interested in contributing to studies of NEAs. Each seminar will focus on some aspect of the asteroid population, how we discover and track NEAs, and what we need to know about them if we are ever required to change the orbit of a NEA that is an impact threat.

The seminar format will be a 40-minute talk by an asteroid expert followed by 20 minutes for questions from the audience. They will be broadcast over the Internet. The audience will watch, listen and post questions by Adobe Connect using an Internet connection and a web browser.

 

Seminar Archive:

Click here to watch the recording of Tim’s talk 
Click here to download a copy of Tim’s slides

Details

Date:
May 9, 2014
Time:
8:00 am PST - 9:00 am PST
Event Category:

SSERVI Science Teams

Inspiration Room

NLSI Inspiration Room

Did you know?

It is colder inside some craters near the lunar poles than it is on the surface of Pluto (25K, or -415F).

Read More



Upcoming Events

  1. 2016 NASA Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop

    February 8 @ 8:00 am PST - February 11 @ 5:00 pm PST
  2. Journey Through the Universe

    March 4 @ 8:00 am PST - March 11 @ 5:00 pm PST
  3. Microsymposium 57: Polar Volatiles on the Moon and Mercury

    March 19 - March 20
  4. LPSC

    March 21 @ 8:00 am PST - March 25 @ 5:00 pm PST
  5. European Geosciences Union

    April 17 @ 8:00 am PST - April 22 @ 5:00 pm PST
  6. 4th European Lunar Symposium

    May 18 @ 8:00 am PST - May 19 @ 5:00 pm PST
  7. 7TH JOINT SRR/PTMSS MEETING

    June 7 @ 8:00 am PST - June 9 @ 5:00 pm PST
  8. Exploration Science Forum 2016

    July 20 @ 8:00 am PST - July 22 @ 5:00 pm PST
  9. COSPAR 2016

    July 30 @ 8:00 am PST - August 7 @ 5:00 pm PST