NEOShield-2 Presentation in Israel – IAC 2015
Victor Bar, one of our NEOShield-2 ambassadors, recently delivered a presentation on the NEO threat & the NEOShield-2 project at the International Astronautical Congress in Israel. Read his article on the lecture here! On 15th October during the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) which was held in Jerusalem, Israel, another interesting event took place and one which was the first of its kind; a presentation outlining the NEO threat to Earth and the NEOShield-2 project.
Get ready for our Live Twitter Q&A sessions!
To mark World Space Week, we’re hosting two Q&A sessions on Wednesday and Thursday this week. Our experts will be answering live any questions you have about the topic, so have some questions at the ready! Taking part is easy: Visit our Twitter page on Wednesday and Thursday between 16:00 – 17:30 CEST Ask your questions by mentioning us (@NEOShieldTeam) Our experts will reply to you live on the NEOShieldTeam account by mentioning the authors of
WE HAVE LIFT-OFF: WE’VE LAUNCHED OUR QUIZ FOR WORLD SPACE WEEK!
Our NEOShield-2 Quiz // World Space Week 2015 Edition has now begun on Facebook and Twitter. Answer 10+ questions correctly and win some great prizes. It only takes 5 minutes to enter and it doesn’t cost anything! Read the rules here.
NEO NEWS (24 SEP 2015) Nuking NEAs, NEA Mining, Honors to Consolmagno and Durda
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: HELPFUL HINTS FOR NUKING AN ASTEROID By Mark Strauss, Aug 3 2015. Selections from the story at http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/08/150803-space-nasa-asteroids-comets-nuclear-weapons-defense/ …. NASA’s chief concern isn’t an enormous, civilization-threatening object of the type that smashes into Earth, on average, every million years. Instead, it’s the estimated one million asteroids in our solar system that have the potential to strike our planet and destroy a city. To date, we’ve discovered only 10,000 of these…. Unlike other natural