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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.
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LEARN – What happens when an asteroid hits Earth?

May 18, 2022
Learning Objective: To understand the characteristics of asteroids so we can comprehend their potential impacts. Overview: Asteroid characteristics, trajectory angle, shock wave power and impact terrain are determining factors to […]
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The Armor of Asteroid Bennu

April 19, 2022
A study by researchers at Lockheed Martin claims that the surface of asteroid Bennu is relatively protected from impacts. Even with many craters, Bennu has a lower number than scientists […]
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LEARN – How can we characterize asteroids?

April 1, 2022
Learning Objective: To understand asteroid characterization methods and technologies employed. Overview: Successfully defending Earth from threatening asteroids means knowing them very well through a number of different methods and technologies. […]
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The awaited asteroid- 2022 EB5

March 28, 2022
A few hours before asteroid 2022 EB5 hit Earth on March 11, astronomers were already waiting for it. This is the fifth time an asteroid has been observed before entering […]
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LEARN – What are Near Earth Asteroids (NEA)?

March 1, 2022
Learning Objective: Learn what are Near Earth Asteroids (NEA), and how they are divided into groups. Overview: Thousands of asteroids reach a small distance from our planet and the characteristics […]
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2022 Asteroid Day Returns to Luxembourg

February 15, 2022
LUXEMBOURG (15 February 2022) — Asteroid Foundation’s annual Asteroid Day activities will return to Luxembourg June 29th through July 2nd. Confirmed invitees include NASA astronauts Steve Smith and Ed Lu, [...]
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Asteroid Day Contests stimulate creativity

February 14, 2022
Contests are very popular on Asteroid Day. They are great alternatives to events and allow safe interaction with audiences of all ages, especially children and students. With various themes related […]