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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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Asteroid Day LIVE 2018

June 12, 2018
MEDIA INFORMATION: Asteroid Day LIVE will be distributed via a dedicated SES satellite (19.2 East),...
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Scientists Rock series

May 29, 2018
Scientists Rock is a 7-part video series created by Asteroid Day introducing you to the people worki...
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Interview with David Jewitt about interstellar asteroid 1/2017 U1 (’Oumuamua)

December 14, 2018
  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.

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

December 14, 2018
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 […]
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Jan Woerner talks about the space agency of the future

July 5, 2018
Head of the European Space Agency Dr. Jan Woerner talks about the space agency of the future in this clip from Asteroid Day LIVE. This is part of a panel discussion with Professor Brian Cox and Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider.
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Asteroid Day LIVE 2018

June 12, 2018
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 […]
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Asteroid Impact Mission

May 29, 2018
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

Learn about asteroids through art

May 29, 2018
In this short activity, participants learn about the characteristics and location of asteroids and build their own model asteroid using clay. Learn more about activity.

Asteroids & Lunar Landscape activity

May 29, 2018
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.
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Kerbal Space Program Gaming

May 29, 2018
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.