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Build your own Asteroid

November 14, 2019
Print your own asteroid and globe! Build your own little models of the Earth and of an asteroid. Our independently organized events have told us this particular activity is very popular.  It’s easy to print and organize for your own Asteroid Day event.     Step 1: Download the files Click here for the Earth […]
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Asteroid Day Fifth Anniversary: A Worldwide Success

July 24, 2019
On June 30th, the world came together to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Asteroid Day. The day was a phenomenal success featuring asteroid education events around the world in-person and online. We’ll be sharing global highlights with you in the months to come but we wanted to share a few right now. ADx19: Asteroid Day […]

MEDIA ALERT: STATE OF PLANETARY DEFENSE AND ASTEROID SCIENCE

June 24, 2019
DATE: 27 June, 2019 TIME: 5:00 PM CEST, 11:00 AM EDT, 8:00 AM PDT,   DURATION: 30 Minutes Presentations; 15 Minutes Q&A Please log on or call in 5 minutes in advance You must RSVP to participate: Diane@asteroidday.org Call-in Information will be provided upon RSVP The State of Planetary Defense and Asteroid Science is presented […]

Meteor Marvelling: Noctilucent Clouds and Us

June 21, 2019
Asteroid Day expert Dr. Boslough assesses the effects of meteors in the sky, and how they might be more relevant than we thought to humanity. As I prepare slides and we pack bags for Luxembourg and Asteroid Day, something strange is appearing in the skies around the world. Noctilucent clouds—shimmering wisps in twilight sky—are normally […]

ASTEROID DAY AND REDBUBBLE PARTNER TO RAISE ASTEROID AWARENESS THROUGH ART

June 1, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO (31 May 2019) — Asteroid Day, the official United Nations’ day of global awareness and education about asteroids, is partnering with Redbubble, the largest global marketplace for independent artists, to inspire the world about asteroids. Earlier in the month, Redbubble announced the start of a worldwide design contest, calling on their community of […]

ESA HERA Mission

February 19, 2019
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 […]