NEOShield-2 Interview for the leading Danish Media

Jan 13
Dr. Line Drube from NEOShield-2 was interviewed by Johanne Uhrenholt Kusnitzoff, a Journalist from the leading Danish Science Media website videnskab.dk. Excerpts from the interview “Can you stop an asteroid heading for Earth?”: “It started with the project NEOShield, where the European Commission proposed to have a plan for asteroid collisions. Now we are in the process, with NEOShield-2. Here we have a group of scientists, engineers and other experts who respectively studied and mapped asteroids and

Star Gliese 710 is threatening Earth with possible comet strikes

Jan 13
Gliese 710 is an already known star among researchers. It is also known that it is very likely that the star is on its way to collide our solar system, but what was not precisely known so far was when this would happen. Gliese 710 through a Sky view (Credits: NASA, Digitized Sky Survey, SkyView) New studies published in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics in November predict that the star should pass through the Oort Cloud (a

NEOShield-2 Interview

Jan 12
NEOShield-2 interview at Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), for a prominent German news channel on Asteroid threat and mitigation measures.  

Near Earth Object – NEO Newsletter for January 2017

Jan 10
ESA’s monthly newsletter for Near Earth Object (NEO) provides valuable information on new NEO discoveries; important updates on asteroids threatening Earth; new findings on asteroid mitigation measures; interesting close approaches and significant updates in NEO science and technology. There were significant updates to the NEO risk list ( The Risk List is a catalogue of all objects for which a non-zero impact probability has been detected. Each entry contains details on the highest-probability impact event