Planetary Society Kick Asteroid campaign
There have been more close asteroids discovered this year than the same time period of any other year! We hope you've been enjoying the asteroid alerts.
The Planetary... Read more
We count sixteen asteroid alert emails have been sent out since the conclusion of the campaign. We've been thinking about how we can improve Asteroid Whatfurther in the... Read more
Those bugs though
There have been some exciting super-close asteroids passing by, with fourin the last two weeks! Unfortunately, one of the emails was sent out several times - we're... Read more
More asteroids today
We've had updates on three newly discovered asteroids today! Two passed a few days ago, but one is passing later today, several hours from now! It's passing really close... Read more
Big asteroid inbound!
A HUGE asteroid will swing past Earth in the next few hours! It is 37 metres across, bigger than most buildings. Check out the email alert prototype for more information.... Read more
We have shipped off the last of the physical rewards, which have either arrived to you already or are in transit now.
The asteroid 3D prints come with... Read more
Finally - Tees!
We have received the T-shirts and hoodies and are preparing to ship - we've already given out a few in person!
We'll be shipping the asteroid printsat... Read more
A whole lot of asteroids
We have just collected your 3D asteroid prints! We are just waiting on tees and hoodies, so we can send all your rewards out. Have a great weekend!
Two more asteroids!
Two asteroids were discovered earlier today that pass closer than the Moon - one has already passed last Thursday and the other will pass in about five hours! We're... Read more
24hrs to go - Help unlock Asteroid photo stretch goal
We've got just over 24 hoursleft in our campaign and it's been great to watch the project grow on this end. That's me in the photo above, at UNSW... Read more
We did it!
Congratulations - you have all helped fund this project! We're finalisingpreparations to put together and send out rewards. We'll be sending you all backer surveys after the project period... Read more
Our campaign ends on International Asteroid Day - this coming Thursday (June 30)! The day lies on the anniversary of the largest recorded asteroid strike (the Tunguska Event in 1908).... Read more
Alert Email Prototype out!
We have been busy coding and producing the art for the Asteroid Alert Emails. We hope you like what we've put together so far - but remember that it's a... Read more
Asteroid 2016 LP10 passes at 19% of Moon's distance
This what we're all about!
A new asteroid has been discovered (just over an hour ago). It is called 2016 LP10 and is about 6 metres across (about the size... Read more
Have I told you all that you rock for backing? Perhaps I'm paraphrasing the last update, but it's true!
Two things today - first, this is what our T-shirts... Read more
Thanks for backing!
We're really excited to have you back our project! Thanks for helping to make this information more accessible to the world.
On this end, we have been working hard to... Read more