NEO NEWS (25/06/15) ASTEROID DAY, RISK, SURVEYS, NUKES

Jun 26
Astronomy Magazine article on Asteroid Day 30 June   http://www.astronomy.com/news/2015/06/get-set-for-asteroid-day … Local organizers are making final preparations for more than 50 public events worldwide to increase education and awareness about asteroids and how to better detect them. June 30 is the anniversary of the largest asteroid impact of Earth in recent history, the 1908 Siberian Tunguska asteroid impact. The 100X Declaration, calling for increased detection and tracking of near Earth objects, is open for public

Are you ready for our live Questions&Answers sessions on the Asteroid Day?

Jun 25
                                                                    In exactly five days, on the 30th of June 2015, the first Asteroid Day will take place all around the world. As a contribution to this event, we are very pleased to announce you that we will organise three new Twitter

Launching of our NEOShield-2 Pins & Stickers Giveaway

Jun 22
Our NEOShield-2 Pins and Stickers Giveaway has now begun on Facebook! Answer correctly to the questionnaire and win free pins & stickers! Don’t be afraid, it only takes a few minutes and it doesn’t cost anything. Here are the rules to follow : NEOShield-2 Giveaway rules Good luck to everyone!

Asteroid 2015 LR21 will fly by Earth tomorrow!

Jun 19
Asteroid 2015 LR21 will make a close approach with Earth tomorrow at 6:15 UTC. It will fly by our planet at 2.5 Lunar Distances – about 960 000 km – speeding at 13.76 km/s (49536 km/h). The asteroid has an estimated diameter of 13 -30 meters (H: 26.4). This is a really close approach, but there is no chance that Asteroid 2015 LR21 will impact us. Hundreds of Near Earth Objects (NEOs) fly by Earth