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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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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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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 […]
Asteroid Day 2018/Luxembourg

PRESS RELEASE (BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE): ASTEROID DAY CELEBRA SEU QUINTO ANIVERSÁRIO COM EVENTOS ESPECIAIS EM LUXEMBURGO E AO REDOR DO GLOBO, 24 A 30 JUNHO, 2019

February 15, 2019
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. Co-fundado pelo astrofísico e […]
Asteroid Day 2018/Luxembourg

PRESS RELEASE (HEBREW): ארגון יום האסטרואיד מציין את יום השנה ה 5 להיווסדו עם אירועים מיוחדים בלוקסמבורג ומסביב לעולם בתאריכים : 24-30 ליוני 2019

February 15, 2019
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. הארגון יוסד ע”י האסטרופיזיקאי והמוסיקאי הידוע דר’ בריאן מיי מלהקת הרוק Queen […]
Asteroid Day 2018/Luxembourg

PRESS RELEASE: ASTEROID DAY TO CELEBRATE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY WITH SPECIAL EVENTS IN LUXEMBOURG AND AROUND THE GLOBE, 24-30 JUNE, 2019

February 15, 2019
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 […]

ESA SSA-NEO Coordination Centre February newsletter

February 6, 2019
We enjoy this very informative newsletter that ESA puts out. To find all the ESA Newsletter’s, click here. To download the ESA SSA-NEO Coordination Centre February newsletter, click here.
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ASTEROID DAY HIGHLIGHTED EVENT VIENNA, AUSTRIA

January 31, 2019
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 […]

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 […]