LIVE: NASA hosts live event of the spectacular Perseids meteor shower

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LIVE: NASA hosts live event of the spectacular Perseids meteor shower

NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama is due to host a live programme of the Perseid meteor shower which is set illuminate the night’s sky on August 12. The phenomenon occurs when the Earth passes through the path of the Swift-Tuttle Comet, which orbits the sun every 133 years.
The Perseid meteor shower will be traveling at a speed of 60km (37.2 miles) per second and will not pose any threat to earth’s surface
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