NEOShield Display at EU Open Doors 2013

May 02
On Saturday, May 4th 2013, NEOShield will present their 'Plan to Protect the Planet' at the European Union (EU) Open Doors Event, held at the Berlaymont Building in Brussels, Belgium. The NEOShield Project booth will be presented in the 'Research today to innovate tomorrow' area. Image: European Commissions In celebration of Europe Day, the EU institution invites the public to attend this open educational event to raise awareness about EU initiatives. The NEOShield Project booth

NEOShield ‘Gathers for Impact!’ at PDC 2013

Apr 29
The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) held the 2013 Planetary Defence Conference between 15-19 April 2013 at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA. Under the theme ‘Gathering for Impact!’ scientists, engineers and policymakers discussed topics such as Near Earth Object (NEO) discoveries and characterizations, mitigation methods, as well as recent progress and future plans for planetary defence. This raised a rather ironic scenario: What if an asteroid were to impact the conference

NEOShield to attend 2013 IAA Planetary Defense Conference

Apr 12
The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) will be holding the 2013 Planetary Defense Conference during 15 - 19 April 2013 at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff, Arizona, USA. Under the theme ‘Gathering for Impact!’ scientists, engineers and policymakers will discuss topics such as Near Earth Object (NEO) discoveries and characterisations, mitigation methods, as well as recent progress and future plans for planetary defence. NEOShield will be attending and hosting an international panel of

NEOShield to present at 50th session of UN COPUOS

Feb 18
The 50th session of the Science and Technical Subcommitee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) is being held between 11-22 February 2013 at the United Nations headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The Action Team on Near-Earth Objects, which includes NEOShield, will discuss the potential threat of asteroids before submitting recommendations for an international response to the near-Earth object impact threat on Monday 18 February. Line Drube, on behalf the