Strange Tales of 2020 SO: How asteroids turned into rocket junk and NASA scientists who figured out it

Strange Tales of 2020 SO: How asteroids turned into rocket junk and NASA scientists who figured out it

Upon looking at the data, Paul Chodas noticed something strange about the near-earth object designated as the 2020 SO.

It was probably one of tens of thousands of cosmic rocks that astronomers discovered blowing wind through our neighbors in space. Although these solar system debris is mostly harmless, scientists identify and track everything possible in case an object appears to be in the path of collision with Earth. Chodas is the head of NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Research at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, who evaluates observations of these objects on a daily basis.

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