NEOShield-2 / La Silla Adventures #1

Jul 20

Our NEOShield-2 expert, Davide Perna is currently in Chile to study the physical properties of small near-Earth asteroids. Follow his adventures and discoveries at the La Silla observatory!La Silla observatory

Hello, On Friday afternoon I took a flight from Santiago to La Serena, and then a shuttle bus, to reach the La Silla observatory, 600 km north of Santiago and at an altitude of 2400

NEOShield-2 / La Silla Adventures #0

Jul 17

Our NEOShield-2 expert, Davide Perna is currently in Chile to study the physical properties of small near-Earth asteroids. Follow his adventures and discoveries at the La Silla observatory!

 La Silla Observatory

  Hi folks, I arrived yesterday morning in Santiago de Chile, after a 14-hour long flight from Paris. I’m now in the guest-house that ESO (the European Southern Observatory) makes available for people

Participate to “Draw Your Space” and win unique NEOShield-2 prizes!

Jul 16

Draw your space contest - August   As you all know, we launched our first “Draw Your Space” contest last week. We hope that you already have good ideas that you will soon share with us. And we are sure that you are all looking forward to know what kind of presents you can get if you win the competition! Here are the exclusive NEOShield-2 gifts

The first NEOShield-2 Twitter Questions&Answers took place on the 30th of June 2015 on Asteroid Day

Jul 03

Our four experts had a nice time answering our followers’ questions and sharing their knowledge with them. The Asteroid Day was a good way to raise awareness around our project among the general public and we thank you all for participating in the Q&A, following us and sharing our tweets. This helped us highlight our previous achievements and our on-going work, with really good outputs on this precise day:

  • We won 30 new followers