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.
Hayabusa2 returns after a successful mission! The spacecraft, presented by JAXA, has been following asteroid Ryugu closely in observation since 2014. Having already completed a brief landing in February of 2019, JAXA’s team concluded it was safe to proceed with a second landing, based a probe into the rock and proceeded to collect samples for […]
Nearly 160 students from different schools participated in the 2019 Asteroid Day event held in Yousmarg, Kashmir, India this past June. Activities included movies, quizzes, presentations,and lectures. Asteroid model-making was a popular project for the students with every participant taking home a paper asteroid model. To wrap up the event, participation certificates and prizes for […]
Asteroids In Hollywood: An Education With the holidays just around the corner, children are out of school on break, people are busy with travel and celebration. Next to family time and eating too much, comes a great holiday tradition: movie watching. Consider hosting this season’s Asteroid Day event in front of the big screen to […]
HERA MISSION APPROVED With great excitement, we are pleased to share that the Hera Mission was funded last week! Last month, Europe’s space ministers gathered at Space19+ in Seville, Spain and approved ESA’s Hera asteroid mission for construction and launch, as part of the Agency’s broader planetary defence initiatives that aim to protect European and […]
Print your own asteroid and globe! Build your own little models of the Earth and of an asteroid. Our independently organized events have told us this particular activity is very popular. It’s easy to print and organize for your own Asteroid Day event. Step 1: Download the files below […]
On June 30th, the world came together to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Asteroid Day. The day was a phenomenal success featuring asteroid education events around the world in-person and online. We’ll be sharing global highlights with you in the months to come but we wanted to share a few right now. ADx19: Asteroid Day […]
DATE: 27 June, 2019 TIME: 5:00 PM CEST, 11:00 AM EDT, 8:00 AM PDT, DURATION: 30 Minutes Presentations; 15 Minutes Q&A Please log on or call in 5 minutes in advance You must RSVP to participate: Diane@asteroidday.org Call-in Information will be provided upon RSVP The State of Planetary Defense and Asteroid Science is presented […]