Asteroid Day LIVE
Asteroid Day LIVE is back from BCE studio in Luxembourg with hosts Stuart Clark, Sabinije von Gaffake, astronaut Ron Garan, Maria MacNamara, Lisa Burke and Charles-Louis Machuron.
This year, the theme of Asteroid Day was ‘small and beautiful’ where we looked into the smaller asteroids, technologies and samples which help answer some big questions. We also looked to the future with panel discussions centred around the topics of space resources and how we should use them, and the methods for utilizing and exploring space in a sustainable way.
Speakers and special guests include:
Abigail Calzada Diaz | Abbie Hutty | Alan Fitzsimmons | Bob Lamboray | Christer Fuglesang | Christian Koeberl | Dorin Prunariu | Ed Lu | Emile Espen | Frederic Fievez | Hannah Goldberg | Heli Greus | Hoai Thu Nguyen Doan | Ian Carnelli | Ines Wagner | Jean-François Clervoy | Joshua Rands | Marco Micheli | Mario Juric | Martin Cerff | Michel Tognini | Naomi Murdoch | Patrick Michel | Pete Worden | Reza Kianpou | Ron Garan | Sabina Raducan | Sara Russell | Cathy Olkin | Dante Lauretta | Elena Adams | Lindy Elkins-Tanton | Les Johnson | Mark Boslough | Marcelo Zurita | Rona Oran | Seiji Sugita | Steve Smith | Tom Jones | Victor Bar
People are talking about asteroids more than ever this year! In 2022, our global press reach was over 6.4 billion as measured by Meltwater. Here is a sample of the most interesting articles we found: BBC (Thai), Forbes (English), Yahoo! News (English), 3B Meteo (Italian), Space.com (English), Sayidaty (Arabic) and cienciaplus (Spanish), clubic (French), Tencent.com (Chinese).
Over the past six years Asteroid Day LIVE has been watched by millions of people all over the world streamed via Twitch, Youtube and viewers connected to SES satellites. You can rewatch previous Asteroid Day LIVE broadcasts at any time again and again via Asteroid Day’s YouTube channel.
Asteroid Day Technical Briefing
On June 29th scientists Patrick Michel, Sabina Raducan and Mario Juric shared the latest asteroid research at the annual Asteroid Day Technical Briefing at the beautiful Arendt House building in Luxembourg. Joined by NASA astronauts Ed Lu, Ron Garan, ESA astronaut Michel Tognini and cosmonaut Dorin Prunariu. Rewatch this event on our Youtube channel to learn insights into asteroids including space missions, computational tools to find, track and deflect asteroids, the state of the world with respect to United Nations asteroid initiatives and much more. This event was co-funded by the European Union.
Asteroid Day Defence Stamp
New Asteroid Day Stamps!
POST Philately is issuing a series of three special stamps over three years in celebration of Asteroid Day; the first motif this year depicts “Defense”.
In 2023, a motif on the theme of “Discovery” will be issued, while for 2024 the subject of the stamp will be “Space Resources” (mining and utilisation of natural resources in space).
Thank you to our sponsors and partners who made this year possible: