We want to help you in the event planning process by pointing you towards some of the resources you can use for your event. Our team has curated a set of resources that vary from presentations, videos to kid-friendly quizzes.
MEDIA INFORMATION: Asteroid Day LIVE will be distributed via a dedicated SES satellite (19.2 East), available on local channels subscribing to the SES satellite network, and the Asteroid Day website. Media outlets can download the feed directly from the satellite or request streaming information from PR@AsteroidDay.org (via CDN). Please visit our Newsroom, here, for the Press […]
QUESTION FROM ALASDAIR TAYLOR How would you propose to survey and track all NEO of the size of Tunguska? I mean 25th abs magnitude is faint and I can believe that this is the main reason the red line flattens off. What telescope setup would you describe as being ideal for hunting these objects? I […]
First question: What created the many elliptical Carolina Bay landform depressions? There are thousands of enigmatic oval-shaped depressions in the Atlantic Coastal Plain, many of which are enclosed by low sandy ridges. They were dubbed “Carolina Bays” by F.A. Melton and William Schriever, who suggested in 1933 that they were scars formed by impacts from […]
A full-dome version of a previously released animation on the Asteroid Impact Mission has been created by Science Office for ESA. Learn more about Asteroid Impact Mission. Download links Audio (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) Music Video
In this 30 to 45 minute activity, students (in teams of 4-5) experiment to create craters and learn about the landscape of the moon. The students make observations on how the size and mass, direction, and velocity of the projectile impacts the size and shape of the crater. Learn more about Asteroids & Lunar Landscape activity.
The team at squad in collaboration with the B612 Foundation (http://sentinelmission.org/) have created a mod based upon the proposed Sentinel space telescope designed to discover asteroids. Learn more about Kerbal Space Program.
Materials for fun activities about Asteroids. Build your own asteroid following instructions. Build your own little models of the Earth and of an asteroid. (NEO-Shield 2) Assemble your own asteroid (Model 433 Eros)