Listen: Dr Steven Cates, Dr Sky And George discussed on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory
"Thirteen thousand five hundred mile per hour spacecraft didn't do an asteroid in a mission to stop a deadly strike on earth. They want to see if they can stop an asteroid from hitting the planet. Interesting, isn't it? Dr Steven Cates with us, Dr sky. Let's check in with him for his weekly report. I Stephen your a lot of things happening in our first official weakened to twenty nineteen. That's right. Things are flying George just add a little bit to what you were just mentioning that particular asteroid that they're looking to smash this particular, Connecticut impact or in asteroid cold, and hopefully this takes place in twenty twenty one because you know, and I listen and people, of course, listen all the time about the number of near earth asteroids, and the number continues to be over nineteen hundred and fifty so we wish NASA. Well, which was I gotta go backwards in time last week on New Year's Eve New Year's day, we reported on the new horizons spacecraft activities with this incredible object, we have called ultimate Tooley and the images, George aren't those amazing. It's like this little red snowman that's sitting out there about four billion miles from us. And it's really one of the first contact binary ROY that we've ever been able to detect and I just want to put this in perspective for the audience this particular signals that come off of new horizon or about a fifteen watt powered signal very very small takes over four hours to get here and picked up by. Various locations around the earth one out in the Mojave desert that many people know of the Goldstone deep space tracking network. But here's something other. That's interesting in the sky. If you look toward the sun, not added"