“Draw Your Space” contest Winners

Aug 31

Congrats DYS Our NEOShield-2 jury had a hard time ranking the entries, but we finally have our winners!   “Visuals” category:

  • 1st place: Mattias Palsson
  • 2nd place: Katja Lindblom

“Texts” category:

  • 1st place: Alex Carlton
  • 2nd place: Joseph Heatter
  • 3rd place: Veerendra Sutar

Congratulations to all of you! The entries will soon be available on our website.  

NEOShield-2 Reference Mission for the Sample Return Scenario

Aug 25


NEOShield-2 Reference Mission Sample Return Scenario

Derived shape model of 1996 FG3 shown from four view angles, i.e., north pole (top left), south pole (bottom left), equator (top right and bottom right), respectively. Yu et al. (2014).

  In the frame of the NEOShield-2 H2020 Project, the definition of the Reference Mission for the Sample Return Scenario represented an important step for supporting


Aug 24

NEOShield-2 and Asteroid Day   Do you remember Tunguska? The largest asteroid to impact Earth in recent history. In 1908, this 40-meter asteroid impacted over Siberia, Russia, destroying more than 800 square miles of forest. The energy impact was equivalent to 500 times the force of the Hiroshima bomb. To make sure that there are “no more tunguskas,” the two largest global awareness movements have joined

End of the Draw Your Space contest

Aug 24

376658main_mwcenter_spitzer_big_full Our NEOShield-2 Draw Your Space contest has come to an end! Thank you to all the participants for the very good entries we received. The entries will now be ranked in two categories by a NEOShield-2 jury that will select the winners. The results will then be published on our website on the 31st of August. Have a nice day!