It All Started....
December 10, 2012
....back in 1957. I was 11 years old when I watched Sputnik soar across the sky. I'll never forget it. I can still picture it today. I got involved in model rockets spending most of my allowance on mail order kits. Then along came Star Trek expanding my imagination and wondering what was really out there and how and when, NOT if, we would find other intelligent life. Someday our distant technology will let it happen.
An asteroid or comet headed for Earth is the only large-scale natural disaster we can prevent. Working together to fund our Shoemaker NEO Grants for astronomers, we can help save the world.