A Chunk of Chelyabinsk

Jun 27
The famous February 15th meteorite that exploded over Chebarkul Lake in Russia has made the news once again. A huge fragment of the Chelyabinsk meteorite was discovered at the bottom of the Lake. A small sample of the Chelyabinsk meteorite On February 15th 2013 the large meteorite hit Earth, damaging thousands of buildings and injuring 1,200 people with its shockwave. While the burning fireball exploded over Russian skies, it broke into approximately seven large fragments,

Detlef Koschny Discusses ESA’s New NEO-CC

Jun 12
Taking place in Frascati, Italy was the recent inauguration of ESA’s NEO Coordination Centre at ESRIN, the centre for Earth observation. The new hub will provide a central access point for European NEO data research, thus strengthening the global hunt for and understanding of NEO hazards. Established under ESAs Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Programme, the formal ribbon cutting event on May 22nd 2013 was attended by leading industrial and scientific partners, as well as professionals. 

NEOShield Prepares to Protect Paris… and the Planet

May 29
NEOShield geared up to attend their second SpaceUp unconference, this year taking place at the ESA headquarters in Paris, France. On May 25th & May 26th everyone from scientists and engineers, to journalists and space enthusiasts, as well as fans via social media gathered to participate in SpaceUp Paris. The space exploration event was the first ever located in France and proved to be a great success. NEOShield team members Araba Molly Acquaisie and Emily

SpaceUp with NEOShield

May 21
This upcoming weekend, on May 25th & 26th, NEOShield is excited to attend SpaceUp Paris, taking place at the ESA Headquarters in France. SpaceUp is the first unconference focused on space exploration and this event will mark the first ever SpaceUp conference in France. SpaceUp is a special gathering composed of only participants, meaning it is a user-generated conference, also known as an “unconference.” The participants are interchangeably the presenters, who decide everything: the topics,