“Draw Your Space” contest Winners

Our NEOShield-2 jury had a hard time ranking the entries, but we finally have our winners!   “Visuals” category: 1st place: Mattias Palsson 2nd place: Katja Lindblom “Texts” category: 1st place: Alex Carlton 2nd place: Joseph Heatter 3rd place: Veerendra Sutar Congratulations to all of you! The entries will soon be available on our website.  

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NEOShield-2 Reference Mission for the Sample Return Scenario

    In the frame of the NEOShield-2 H2020 Project, the definition of the Reference Mission for the Sample Return Scenario represented an important step for supporting the following development activities on GNC (Guidance, Navigation and Control) and Sampling technologies. This activity started by performing a thorough review of the surface properties of potential NEO candidates, identifying the main sample

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NO MORE TUNGUSKAS!

  Do you remember Tunguska? The largest asteroid to impact Earth in recent history. In 1908, this 40-meter asteroid impacted over Siberia, Russia, destroying more than 800 square miles of forest. The energy impact was equivalent to 500 times the force of the Hiroshima bomb. To make sure that there are “no more tunguskas,” the two largest global awareness movements

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