NEOShield-2 Agent Malta – Asteroid Day 2017

Jul 18
By Alexei Pace, NEOShield-2 Agent in Malta A public event was held in Malta in the run up to Asteroid Day on 30 June 2017. The event was held at a recently restored seventeenth-century farmhouse at Buskett Woodlands in Siġġiewi (Malta). The event was well-attended by members of the Astronomical Society of Malta as well as space enthusiasts as well as several foreigners who attended to learn more about the threat of an impact to

NEOShield-2 Agent Israel – Asteroid Day 2017

Jul 18
By Victor Bar, NEOShield-2 Agent in Israel Asteroid Day 2017 was celebrated for the third time in 3 locations in Israel. In two of them we discussed about the NEOShield-2 project and how it complements the Asteroid Day initiative. On the 29th of June, in the old Givatayim Observatory in Israel, I lectured about asteroids, what they are, where they come from, why they are so dangerous and why an early detection is so important. So important

NEOShield-2 Activities for Asteroid Day 2017

Jun 28
Asteroid Day is a global awareness campaign where people from around the world come together to learn about asteroids, the impact hazard they may pose, and what we can do to protect our planet, families, communities, and future generations from future asteroid impacts. It was co-founded in 2014, by Dr. Brian May, astrophysicist and lead guitarist for the rock band Queen, Danica Remy, B612 Chief Operations Officer, Apollo astronaut Rusty Schweickart, and German filmmaker Grig

Press Release: Asteroid Day ist bereit, rund um die Uhr zu rocken

Jun 22
Lerne am 30. Juni alles über Asteroiden! LUXEMBURG, SILICON VALLEY -- Für den Asteroid Day am 30. Juni 2017, dem Jahrestag des Tunguska-Ereignisses, bei dem 1908 in Folge eines Asteroidenimpakts in Sibirien (Russland) über 2000 Quadratkilometer (770 Quadratmeilen) Waldfläche verwüstet wurden, sind weltweit über 700 Events in 190 Ländern geplant. Asteroid Day wurde 2016 von den Vereinten Nationen als internationaler Tag der Bildung anerkannt, um die Öffentlichkeit auf Asteroiden und deren Rolle in unserem Sonnensystem