Asteroid Day Exclusives

The Chicxulub crater drilling: On the road with Asteroid Day photographer Max Alexander

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Our Photographer-in-residence, Max Alexander heads to the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico to cover the drilling of the Chicxulub crater exclusively for Asteroid Day. Follow Max’s journey right here on our blog. We will post…

Tim Peake tweets to us from space

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Exciting news! The British astronaut Tim Peake has Tweeted a photograph he took from the International Space Station of the Yucatan Peninsula – on my suggestion – while the scientific…

Going to Romania for Dorin Prunariu’s 35th space flight anniversary

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My friend and Asteroid Day supporter Dorin Prunariu has invited me along with eleven space explorers (many of them are Asteroid Day supporters) to celebrate his 35th space flight anniversary. Dorin flew to space…

2016 Perseid Meteor Shower

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Here is a picture from last night. Unfortunately, it is a bit out of focus. My wide lens is f4 i.e. not ideal for this type of photography. NEXT MORNING:…

‘Salvation’ on CBS

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On July 12th, CBS launched Salvation, its newest summer miniseries in the US, dealing with the ramifications of the discovery of an asteroid on course for a collision with Earth…