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This event is running from 29 June 2015 until 29 June 2020. It is next occurring on June 29, 2020 10:00

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Beginning June 29, Brian Cox returns to host the first ever 48-hour global broadcast about asteroids & space. Bringing together asteroid experts, astronauts, policy makers and celebrities. This 6-hour Live segment from Luxembourg begins at 12PM CEST (6AM ET) on June 29. It will be repeated on June 30 and July 1. ESA and the European Southern Observatory are producing their own LIVE segment on June 30. You can watch the entire 48-hour broadcast from our website right here or via satellite TV.

View all details: https://asteroidday.org/live/

Full Line-Up: Asteroid Experts: Debbie Lewis (ADXP), Ian Carnelli (ESA), Patrick Michel (CNES), Mark Boslough (ADXP), Gary Martin (Spaceresources.lu), Alan Fitzsimmons (QUB Astrophysics Research Centre), Mario Juric (University of Washington), Pete Worden (Breakthrough)

Astronauts: Chris Hadfield, Ed Lu, Rusty Schweickart, Nicole Stott, Tom Jones, Matthias Maurer, Dorin Prunariu

Officials: Etienne Schneider (Deputy Prime Minister of Luxembourg), Simonetta di Pippo (Director of UNOOSA), Johann-Dietrich Wörner (ESA Director General)

Scientists: Richard Dawkins (English ethologist, evolutionary biologist), Lord Martin Rees (British cosmologist and astrophysicist), Bill Nye (Science communicator)

Artists: Sarah Brightman, Peter Gabriel

Asteroid Day is a global awareness campaign where people from around the world come together to learn about asteroids, the impact hazard they may pose, and what we can do to protect our planet, families, communities, and future generations from future asteroid impacts. Asteroid Day is held each year on the anniversary of the largest impact in recent history, the 1908 Tunguska event in Siberia.

Related Space TV Categories: Asteroid DayAsteroidsMeteorsComets

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