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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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
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.
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.