Missions & Telescopes

Asteroid Day LIVE 2018

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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…

Twelve amazing science stories we can’t wait to follow in 2016

Twelve amazing science stories we can’t wait to follow in 2016 1200 628 Asteroid Day

My personal favorite from this article is obviously the launch of OSIRIS-REx. The PI (Principal Investigator) is Asteroid Day 100X Signatory, Dante Lauretta. Here is an excerpt from the article: NASA’s ambitious mission…

See NASA’s First-Ever Asteroid Sample-Collecting Spacecraft in Colorado

See NASA’s First-Ever Asteroid Sample-Collecting Spacecraft in Colorado 2500 1406 Asteroid Day

NASA is inviting 25 social media users to apply for a chance to attend a one-day media event to learn about the first-ever NASA mission to travel to an asteroid, retrieve…

Asteroid swept within moon’s distance Monday night

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This article was published by EarthSky.org which is not affiliated with Asteroid Day. Astronomers did know in advance that asteroid 2016 FW13 would pass closely – but safely – on April…

NEOShield-2 has officially launched its “NEOShield-2 Agents” programme!

NEOShield-2 has officially launched its “NEOShield-2 Agents” programme! 1600 900 Asteroid Day

Please note: NEOShield-2 is an official Asteroid Day partner. The project is now calling upon everyone passionate about planetary defence for help in raising public awareness of the asteroid threat,…