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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End of the Draw Your Space contest

Our NEOShield-2 Draw Your Space contest has come to an end! Thank you to all the participants for the very good entries we received. The entries will now be ranked in two categories by a NEOShield-2 jury that will select the winners. The results will then be published on our website on the 31st of August. Have a nice day!

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