Asteroid Day Co-Founder and President/CEO of the B612 Foundation
Danica is President and chief executive of B612 Foundation, which leads the private sector efforts in research, analysis, and systems design to protect Earth from asteroids.
Danica also co-founded the international program Asteroid Day along with legendary Queen guitarist Dr. Brian May; Apollo 9 astronaut and B612 Foundation co-founder Rusty Schweickart; and German filmmaker Grigorij Richters. Asteroid Day is supported by the Government of Luxembourg and international space agencies, and in 2016 the United Nations sanctioned it as an official day to increase global awareness of asteroids.
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We Earthlings are making progress toward defending our planet from near-Earth objects, which is reason enough for the annual Asteroid Day celebration.