Are you ready for our live Questions&Answers sessions on the Asteroid Day?
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
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!
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
The NEOShield-2 Mission Definition Requirements Review
[caption id="attachment_310" align="aligncenter" width="316"] Illustration of a combined gravity tractor and kinetic impactor mission. (Image credit: Airbus Defence and Space)[/caption] On the 20th of May the Mission Definition Requirements Review took place. This Review was an important milestone for all NEOShield-2 partners to agree on the reference mission scenarios and the major requirements. It was the first big step to ensure a common and well consolidated baseline as input for the following activities in NEOShield-2,