World Space Week 2016: Workshop for students from Swiss International School!

Oct 05
World Space Week 2016: NEOShield-2 team in collaboration with Dornier Museum conducts workshop for students from Swiss International School!   NEOShield-2 team held an informative education workshop at the Dornier Museum in Friedrichshafen for students from 10th Grade of the Swiss International School based in Friedrichshafen this morning, in conjunction with the World Space Week Activities.     The Workshop began with a presentation by Dr. Albert Falke, Coordinator of the NEOShield-2 project on behalf

Rosetta’s death dive into Comet 67P: WATCH LIVE

Sep 29
The ESA's Rosetta spacecraft is ending it's service period and all set to crash into the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Rosetta is set to complete its historic mission in a controlled descent to the surface of its comet on 30 September, with the end of mission confirmation predicted to be within 20 minutes of 11:20 GMT Rosetta was launched in 2004 and a decade later saw Philae land on the surface of a comet. This

IAA Planetary Defense Conference: Tokyo, Japan May 2017

Sep 26
Applications are now open for the IAA Planetary Defense Conference to be held in Tokyo, Japan on 15th - 19th May 2017   What is IAA Planetary Defense Conference? A bi-annual conference that brings together world experts to discuss the threat to Earth posed by asteroids and comets and actions that might be taken to deflect a threatening object. What are the important Dates?  Registration 24 Sep 2016 to 14 Mar 2017 Abstract Submission Date

NEOShield-2 at ASIME 2016

Sep 23
  NEOShield-2 at ASTEROID SCIENCE INTERSECTIONS WITH IN-SPACE MINE ENGINEERING ( ASIME ) 2016 (Photo Courtesy: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/) Eminent Scientists from NEOShield-2 Team actively contributed to the Asteroid Science Intersections with In - Space Mine Engineering ( ASIME ) 2016 global workshop. The space missions of the asteroid miners rest on a deep knowledge of the physical properties of asteroids. However, because the two domains of in-space resources engineers and asteroid scientists have different dependencies on