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.
ESA is an Asteroid Day partner and is leading the development of HERA. Hera – named after the Greek goddess of marriage – is a candidate ESA mission that will be humankind’s first probe to rendezvous with a binary asteroid system, a little understood class making up around 15% of all known asteroids. Hera is […]
LUXEMBURGO E VALE DO SILÍCIO, EUA – Asteroid Day, o dia oficializado pelas Nações Unidas para educação e conscientização global sobre asteroides, chega ao quinto ano. Iniciou em 2014 com duas transmissões ao vivo e agora conta com milhares de eventos organizados por cidadãos nos cinco continentes ao redor do mundo. Download Word version of […]
לוקסמבורג , עמק הסיליקון , ארה”ב – יום האסטרואיד , היום הרשמי של האו”ם להגברת המודעות והחינוך לגבי אסטרואידים ,השנה בן 5 ומה שהתחיל ב 2 שידורים חיים ב 2014 , כולל היום אלפי אירועים המאורגנים ע”י אזרחים מסביב לעולם בכל 5 היבשות. Download Word version of this press release and translated versions in English […]
LUXEMBOURG (15 February 2019) — Asteroid Day, the official United Nations’ day of global awareness and education about asteroids, will celebrate its fifth anniversary on 30 June. What began as two live stream broadcasts in 2014, now includes thousands of independent events organized by citizens around the world on all five continents. Asteroid Day global […]
The Natural History Museum of Vienna (NHM Vienna) presented a special Asteroid Day afternoon program with the highlight being the opening of a Meteor-Radar station in the museum’s famous meteorite hall. The event was organized by Dr. Julia Walter-Roszjar; Univ-Prof. Dr. Christian Köberl, Regional Coordinator of Asteroid Day Austria and NHM Vienna CEO and Director […]
Asteroid Day co-founder Grig Richters interviews Professor David Jewitt who led the observation team of the interstellar interloper 1I/2017 U1 (’Oumuamua) taken during its 2017 October flyby of Earth. You can download the video. Please credit: Asteroid Day. Download the abstract, here. Read an in-depth blog post, here.
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will create the largest ever census of asteroids in the Solar System while at the same time studying topics as diverse as Dark Energy and the time domain universe. This movie will introduce you to the project that’s changing the paradigm of 21st century astronomy, and the team that’s working […]