Team

Andy Cheng, Ph.D.

Chief Scientist at the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (Laurel, MD, USA) and co-lead of the NASA DART mission. Role: Advising and s...

Brian May, Ph.D.

Dr. Brian May is a co-founder of Asteroid Day and will act as an Advisory Board member on the NEO MAPP project. Dr Brian May, CBE, PhD FRAS, is a foun...
advisory board – ian carnelli

Ian Carnelli

ESA, Hera Project Manager. Ian Carnelli is managing the General Studies Programme at the European Space Agency (ESA), responsible for the Discovery &a...

Makoto Yoshikawa

Professor at JAXA and mission manager of the Hayabusa2 mission. Roles: Advising and supporting the projects interdisciplinary work and synergy, with e...
advisory board – Michael_Kueppers

Michael Kueppers

Hera Project Scientist. Michael Kueppers is currently the Project Scientist of the European Space Agency’s Planetary Defense mission Hera. He is also...

Paul Abell

NASA Chief Scientist. Paul Abell is the Chief Scientist for Small Body Exploration in the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Division at...