Space Connects Us

Asteroid Foundation’s year-round Space Connects Us programme brings astronauts and experts to schools and universities around the globe where they give unique presentations on all things related to space and asteroids. We provide these educational experiences both virtually (via video conferencing) and in person, including visits to local Luxembourg schools. Here is a short list of some of the past Space Connects Us visits and events:

5 DEC 2022 – Naomi Murdoch and Jean-Baptiste Vincent give a talk to SnT students.

1 JUL 2022 – NASA Astronaut Ron Garan and ESA Astronaut Christer Fuglesang talk at event organised with the support of the City of Luxembourg and LUkraine.

29 JUN 2022 – Asteroid Day 2022 Technical Briefing.

29 JUN 2022 – NASA Astronaut Ron Garan met with 500 students from Luxembourg’s Lycée de Garçons & Lycée Robert-Schuman.

28 JUN 2022 – Patrick Michel talks about asteroid deflection at Lycée Vauban in Luxembourg.

26 JUN 2022 – Cosmonaut Dorin Prunariu and Astronomer Alan Fitzsimmons visited Mihai Viteazul High School and Pick Me Academy in Bucharest.

5 MAY 2022 – ESA’s Space Connects Us virtual conference: Hiding in the daylight, Earth’s second, trapped asteroid.

30 MAR 2022 – ESA’s Space Connects Us virtual conference: Planetary Defenders Explain The 5th Asteroid.

24 FEB 2022 – Italian Astronomer Marco Micheli virtually talks about how to accutately predict asteroid impacts.

29 DEC 2021 – Co-founder of the Asteroid Institute Edward Lu virtually presents on the ADAM Astronaut.

15 FEB 2021 – Asteroid Day Israel’s Space Connects Us virtual conference with scientist Amy Simon.

26 MAR 2020 – ESA x Asteroid Day livestream with astronauts, scientists and world-famous performers.

29 OCT 2020 – Space Entrepreneur, journalist and businessman Charles Beames virtually for the students of the University of Luxembourg.

1 JULY 2019 – Romanian cosmonaut Dorin Prunariu gives a talk at Schoul an der Dällt in Luxembourg.

1 JULY 2019 – Physicist Mark Boslough at Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) in Luxembourg

29 JUNE 2019 – French astronaut Jean-François André Clervoy gives a talk for SPACE India.

28 JUNE 2019 – French astronaut Michel Tognini at Lycée Privé Emile Metz in Luxembourg

28 JUNE 2019 – French planetary scientist Patrick Michel at Lycée Classique de Diekirch in Luxembourg

27 JUNE 2019 – German astronaut Reinhold Ewald at Lycée des Arts et Métiers in Luxembourg

22 MAY 2019 – NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman live from Latvia.

14 MAY 2019 – NASA Apollo astronaut Fred Haise live from Israel.

14 MAY 2019 – NASA astronaut Edward Lu live from Morocco.

13 MAY 2019 – NASA astronaut Ron Garan live from Greece.

30 APRIL 2019 – French astronaut Michel Tognini live from India.

27 SEPT 2018 – Scientist Dr. Robert Jedicke at Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) in Luxembourg.