NOVA’s Asteroids: Doomsday or Payday? B612 Foundation’s Ed Lu and Rusty Schweickart, and Sentinel Program Manager John Troeltzsch give in-depth insights into the asteroid challenge and how we can solve it with Sentinel.
In partnership with Ball Aerospace, the B612 Foundation will build, launch, and operate an infrared space telescope to find and track the hundreds of thousands of threatening asteroids that cannot be tracked with current telescopes.
In October 2001, a group of like-minded scientists informally convened at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. And with it began perhaps the biggest environmental project was first imagined.