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GERMAN – #SPACECONNECTSUS | LIVING IN ISOLATION HERE ON EARTH AND AMONG THE STARS

March 24, 2020
LUXEMBURG, BERLIN, PARIS (24. März 2020) – Asteroid Day, der offizielle Tag der Vereinten Nationen für globales Bewusstsein und Aufklärung über Asteroiden, und die Europäische Weltraumorganisation (ESA) bringen Menschen in Europa und der ganzen Welt mit Astronauten und Prominenten zusammen, damit sie ihnen in dieser außergewöhnlichen Zeit eine Botschaft der Hoffnung und Inspiration überbringen können.  […]
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FRENCH – #SPACECONNECTSUS | LIVING IN ISOLATION HERE ON EARTH AND AMONG THE STARS

March 24, 2020
PARIS, LUXEMBOURG, BERLIN (24 mars 2020) – Asteroid Day, la journée officielle des Nations Unies de sensibilisation et d’éducation sur les Astéroïdes, et l’Agence spatiale européenne (ESA) propose de connecter l’Europe et le Monde avec des astronautes et des célébrités pour un message d’espoir et d’inspiration. QUAND? Jeudi 26 mars; de 16h00 à 21h00 HEURE […]
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ITALIAN – #SPACECONNECTSUS | LIVING IN ISOLATION HERE ON EARTH AND AMONG THE STARS

March 24, 2020
LUSSEMBURGO, BERLINO, PARIGI (24 Marzo 2020) — Asteroid Day, giornata ufficiale delle Nazioni Unite di consapevolezza globale ed educazione sugli asteroidi e l’Agenzia Spaziale Europea (ESA) connettono l’Europa e il mondo con astronauti e celebrità attraverso un messaggio di speranza e ispirazione. QUANDO? Giovedì, 26 Marzo; dalle 17:00 alle 21:00 ORA CENTRALE EUROPEA DOVE? Guarda […]
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#SPACECONNECTSUS | LIVING IN ISOLATION HERE ON EARTH AND AMONG THE STARS

March 24, 2020
LUXEMBOURG, BERLIN, PARIS (24 March 2020 9am CET) — Asteroid Day, the official United Nations’ day of global awareness and education about asteroids and the European Space Agency (ESA) connect Europe and the world with astronauts and celebrities with a message of hope and inspiration. WHEN? Thursday, 26 March; from 16:00 – 21:00 CENTRAL EUROPEAN […]
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ASTEROID DAY HIGHLIGHTED EVENT – GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS

March 24, 2020
To celebrate last year’s Asteroid Day, several organizations came together to host an open event for the University of Groningen students, scientists and the general public at Cafe the Crown in Groningen, Netherlands.  The theme of the event was science, art and fun facts about asteroids. Composed of two parts, astronomer Nick Oberg gave an […]
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ASTEROID BECOMES EARTH’S SECOND MOON

March 21, 2020
Just last month an asteroid, known as 2020 CD3, was pulled into the Earth’s orbit and is now acting as a second moon to our planet! It is only the second asteroid known to orbit the Earth at the moment.  The asteroid was discovered by Kacper Wierzchos and Theodore Pruyne, researchers for the Catalina Sky […]
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NEW CHAIR OF ASTEROID FOUNDATION: MARKUS PAYER

March 20, 2020
It is our pleasure to announce Markus Payer as the new Board Chair of the Asteroid Foundation.  We look forward to Markus’ guidance and enthusiasm for our mission to educate the world about asteroids.  Georges Schmit, our Founding Chair, stepped down and thankfully continues to serve on the board.  Georges will work closely with Markus […]

AD EVENT ORGANIZER TIPS ISSUE #4

March 10, 2020
The ability to see an asteroid with the naked eye is something that varies from year to year, season to season. This year, many opportunities for asteroid viewing will present themselves. Learn about the five asteroids that will come close enough to earth for viewing in 2020, several of which will happen on or around […]
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VIDEO HIGHLIGHT: HOW BIG IS AN ASTEROID?

February 27, 2020
We all know that asteroids come in all shapes and sizes, but –thanks to MetaBallStudios– we are offered up a visual of these goliath rocks! From small diameters of less than 33 feet (10 meters) across to 329 miles (530 kilometers) (Vesta) across –the size of some recorded asteroids is astronomical! (See what I did […]

DINOSAURS DEMISE DOCUMENTED BY ASTEROID DAY PHOTOGRAPHER MAX ALEXANDER

February 19, 2020
The BBC and scientists have confirmed the Chicxulub impact in Mexico resulted in dinosaurs and 75% of life being wiped out. I had the privilege to document the work that led to the confirmation.  Tourists now enjoy the sunshine and warm waters here but 66 million years ago it was the dinosaurs that claimed their […]
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ASTEROID DAY PRESS RELEASE – EVENTS WORLD WIDE

February 12, 2020
ASTEROID DAY TO CELEBRATE SIXTH YEAR  WITH EVENTS IN LUXEMBOURG AND AROUND THE GLOBE, LEADING UP TO 30 JUNE, 2020 LUXEMBOURG (12 February 2020) — Asteroid Day, the official United Nations’ day of global awareness and education about asteroids, will celebrate its sixth year on 30 June.  Asteroid Day was co-founded by astrophysicist and famed […]
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INCOMING! SIMPLY THE BEST ASTEROID EDUCATION FILM ONLINE

February 10, 2020
Incoming! Simply the best asteroid education film online – The Asteroid Day team was excited to learn one of the very best educational asteroid films ever produced about asteroids is now freely available to the public, teachers, and classrooms around the world including subtitles for many languages.  Our teams think this should be the #1 […]