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Scott Manley and Asteroid Institute Visit Meteor Crater

Asteroid Institute advisor Scott Manley and researchers visit Meteor Crater to study an ancient asteroid impact   Asteroid Institute recently organized an annual expedition into Meteor Crater. Thanks to the Barringer Family, Asteroid Institute researchers have non-public access to the crater's rim and base. Asteroid Institute is...

ADAM Platform Recognized at AAS Division for Planetary Sciences

Asteroid Institute Senior Researcher Dr. Sarah Greenstreet presents ADAM-related studies   In 2018, the Asteroid Institute announced its partnership with Google Cloud Services Platform and Analytical Graphics Inc (AGI) on the Asteroid Discovery Analysis and Mapping (ADAM) platform. This partnership was a critical launching point for the...

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DPS iPoster | The Asteroid Discovery Analysis and Mapping (ADAM) Platform

Presented at the 2021 conference of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society The Asteroid Discovery, Analysis, and Mapping (ADAM) platform   Sarah Greenstreet, Ed Lu, Mario Juric, Joachim Moeyens, and the Asteroid Institute team B612 Asteroid Institute, University of Washington   Abstract The B612 Asteroid Institute has developed the...

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B612 and Asteroid Institute Remember Asteroid and Comet Hunter: Carolyn S. Shoemaker

An inspiration to women in STEM and to astronomers worldwide, Shoemaker’s discoveries helped educate the world on asteroids.   [caption id="attachment_27557" align="alignleft" width="295"] Astronomer Carolyn Shoemaker 1929-2021[/caption] B612 and the Asteroid Institute express their deepest gratitude for the contributions Carolyn Shoemaker made in the field of astronomy...

Asteroids in the Inner Solar System by Dr. Sarah Greenstreet

Asteroid Institute researcher Dr. Sarah Greenstreet was featured in Physics Today describing how models and observations of asteroid orbits reveal their dynamic lives.   [caption id="attachment_27528" align="aligncenter" width="359"] Photo of Asteroid Bennu (NASA / Goddard / University of Arizona)[/caption] In a feature article in Physics Today, Asteroid Institute...

Asteroid Institute | ADAM: Emmie King

The Asteroid Discovery Analysis and Mapping project or ADAM is a platform for mapping, modeling, and analyzing asteroid observations and will form the basis for building future services such as mission planning, asteroid risk visualization, space navigation, and resource mapping. ADAM will primarily run from...

Orbit diagram of (30535) Sarahgreenstreet from JPL Horizons.
Asteroid named for Asteroid Institute Senior Researcher

Have you ever wondered how an asteroid gets named? Asteroid Institute Researcher Dr. Sarah Greenstreet describes the asteroid recently named after her.   From the first time I heard as a new graduate student that asteroids are often named after astronomers to recognize their contributions to the...