One of the goals of NEOShield Project is to spread awareness about the Asteroid threat, we have collaborated with various educational organizations and institutions around the globe towards this goals!
Educational Outreach Partners
Asteroid Day is a global awareness movement where people from around the world come together to learn about asteroids and what we can do to protect our planet, our families, communities, and future generations. Asteroid Day has been held on the anniversary of the 1908 Siberian Tunguska event, the largest asteroid impact on Earth in recent history.
The Dornier Museum Friedrichshafen is an aerospace museum located in the German town of Friederichshafen near Lake Constance. The museum exhibits the aircraft designs of Claude Dornier, the Dornier company. Displayed at the museum are Dornier aircraft types, unmanned aerial vehicles, models and historical photographs, plus aerospace equipment including satellites.
The Northolt Branch Observatories is based in London with goals to gather astrometric observations of small solar system objects (minor planets, asteroids and comets) and submit regular measurements to the Minor Planet Center . Their aim is to obtain follow up observations on objects so that their orbits can be better defined. They currently operate from two sites: Z80 – Northolt Branch Observatory and Z48 – Northolt Branch Observatory 2.
The Observatory Sonear stands for Southern Observatory for Near Earth Asteroids Research in Portuguese and it is located in Oliveira-MG-Brazil. The project is a development with private resources. The group of amateur astronomers project personally analyze the data collected by software, discarding false alarms, and then sends the data to the International Astronomical Union, so that other astronomers to confirm the discovery. So far the project has identified 12 asteroids whose orbits approach the earth, as well as 10 other asteroids in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter and three comets.