Association of Space Explorers

The Association of Space Explorers (ASE) is an Asteroid Day founding partner and a non-profit organisation comprised of individuals who have completed at least one Earth orbit in space (above 100 km/62 mi, as defined by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale). It was founded in 1985, and today includes 406 members from 36 countries. ASE provides a forum for the promotion of space exploration, as well as space science, engineering and environmental awareness.