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NASA’S OSIRIS-REX CLOSER THAN EVER BEFORE TO ASTEROID’S SURFACE

May 10, 2020
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently getting ready to scoop up a sample of asteroid Bennu. Last month, it managed to complete a partial dress rehearsal for its trip to the asteroid’s surface with great success!  The spacecraft has been orbiting Bennu since 2018 and is scheduled to retrieve a sample of the asteroid in four […]
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THE VIRTUAL TELESCOPE – GIANLUCA MASI

May 9, 2020
Gianluca Masi is an esteemed member of our ADLIVE host community. He is an astrophysicist with a Ph.D. in Astronomy and a dedicated science communicator. In 2006, he started the Virtual Telescope Project which is still running to this day! The Virtual Telescope Project enables people to have their very own astronomical experience online. It […]
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Asteroid Day is going digital for 2020!

April 29, 2020
The virtual festivities kick off with a full 34 days of Asteroid Day TV (ADTV) starting June 1st and running through July 4th. This year’s ADTV will consist of asteroid-related content for all ages including academic  documentaries, family learning programs, current asteroid mission highlights, origins of the planet, and much more.   Come June 30th, we’ll […]
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ASTEROID DAY HIGHLIGHTED EVENT – ALICANTE, SPAIN

April 29, 2020
On June 22nd, 2019, six astronomical associations came together to celebrate Asteroid Day in Alicante, Spain. The event was free and open to the public and had over 250 attendees!  Each association presented a topic of their choice throughout the day. The director of the Federation of Astronomical Associations of Spain (FAAE), Victoriano Canales Cerdá, […]
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AD EVENT ORGANIZER TIPS ISSUE #5

April 20, 2020
Today, we are luckier than ever to have a ton of different ways to connect with others virtually. With people asked to stay at home, organizations, schools, companies, and people all over the world are using online programs daily to connect with one another. To help you host your virtual event, read about some of […]
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ASTEROID DAY HIGHLIGHTED EVENT – SALVADOR, BRAZIL

April 17, 2020
To celebrate last year’s Asteroid Day, astronomy club Astronomos Amadores da Bahia organised an event at a local museum in Salvador, Brazil! The event was free to the public and had over 100 attendees. Special guest Dr. Wilson Carvalho gave a presentation on meteorites and even brought some from his own collection to share with the […]
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#SPACECONNECTSUS | LIVING IN ISOLATION RECAP

April 14, 2020
We are excited to announce that last Thursday’s Space Connects Us Live Stream was a massive success! With over a dozen astronauts and a total of 5 segments each in different languages, the audience had a chance to interact with the speakers asking questions via the #spaceconnectsus on social media.  Providing viewers with unique tips […]
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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 […]