Record-Setting Asteroid Flyby

Scott Taylor
12 February 2013

On February 15, 2013, the asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass by earth at a distance closer than some satellites at orbit. This video talks about the asteroid flyby and what scientists hope to learn about asteroids as it passes by.

Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor is Acting Program Manager for CurioCity at Let’s Talk Science. He grew up watching bug-eyed monsters in sci-fi B-movies and dreaming of our future in space, and remembers being a young child watching the first astronauts walk on the Moon. Passionate about the importance of science education and understanding how science and technology impacts our society, he is still a sci-fi geek.    

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