How Does NASA Spot a Near-Earth Asteroid?

Learn how NASA spots and tracks asteroids that fly close to Earth

We're celebrating the upcoming release of Wes Anderson's Asteroid City by learning from the experts themselves: NASA and JPL. 

How Does NASA Spot a Near-Earth Asteroid?

Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech

Asteroid City takes place in a fictional American desert town circa 1955.

Synopsis: The itinerary of a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention (organized to bring together students and parents from across the country for fellowship and scholarly competition) is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events.

Exclusively in NY and LA theaters this Friday. In theaters everywhere June 23. Get tickets now!