Why, exactly, is it that we need more resources — telescopes, equipment, people, etc. — to discover more Near-Earth Asteroids? Eric Christensen, who is director of the Catalina Sky Survey at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Lab, lays out the current status of NEO research and why more is needed.
Learn more about Asteroid Day: asteroidday.org
Meet the asteroid Experts: asteroidday.org/asteroid-day-expert-panel
Learn more about Eric: asteroidday.org/eric-christensen/
Learn more about the Catalina Sky Survey: lpl.arizona.edu/css/