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Garden City, New York, U.S. November 21, 2013. An illustration showing why the United Nations needs to be involved in decisions about altering path of asteroids on potentially dangerous paths to Earth, is show by NASA Astronaut R. Schweickart, 1969 Apollo 9 Lunar Module LM Pilot, during his Legends of Air and Space lecture at Cradle of Aviation Museum on Long Island. Schweickart, a co-founder of the Association of Space Explorers and of the B612 Foundation, spoke on the importance of defending Earth from asteroid impacts.