• STDM Project Group
    STDM Project Group

    Advanced Space Technologies are an essential tool when disaster strikes - find out more with the  Group on Space Technologies For Disaster Management (STDM) Group!

  • SSS Group

    It is vital to keep space clean, safe and useable for future generations - if you are curious how you can contribute, be sure to check out the Space Safety and Sustainability Group!

  • Small Satellites Project Group

    Are you interested in the small satellite community and would like to be up-to-date, while meeting young professionals and students from around the world? Join our group!

  • NEO Project Group

    Near Earth Objects are a substantial hazard to our civilization, but also an opportunity for further space development. The NEO group focuses on everything from detection and mitigation to resource utilization. Check out our page for more information and learn how to get involved!

  • SLP Project Group

    The Space Law and Policy Group incorporates all aspects of those two broad fields of study. It develops the term ‘space law’ as all types of space-related international and national regulations and laws, whereas it interprets the term ‘space policy’ as all kinds of objectives and action plans of the international space community.

Background The Search Campaign How to Apply and Requirements Key Dates FAQs


How to Apply & Requirements


Please note that applications to the 2012 Find an Asteroid Campaign are now closed.

In order to apply for the SGAC Search Campaign, you and the other members of your team need to be a SGAC Member. If you are not a member yet, sign up here (it’s easy and free).

Teams can be made up of a minimum of three and a maximum of five individuals.

There are no constraints on the composition of your team. You can be located in the same city, same country or spread around the globe. It is important though that you are able to collaborate with each other via the internet during the campaign to share your findings with your team members and to prepare the MPC report.

Please keep in mind the following:

The Search Campaign will last for five weeks (14 August - 18 September, 2012). Make sure that during that time frame you have enough free time to participate in the search and you will need a reliable high speed internet access.

After your team has been selected, you are to provide a name for your team which will be your official team name during the campaign (be creative) and you are to make sure the MPC report is send on time (e.g., by nominating a team lead and backup). It is also important to have a communications plan for your team in place, especially if you are not located in the same city. This is to ensure that you know how you will share information with your teammates, (e.g. Skype, Facebook, etc.).

Before the campaign you will have the opportunity to practice the whole process, so do not worry if you think you are not ready yet.

After the Search Campaign you will be asked to provide a short report and present your experience with the search campaign at your local school (optional).

In case you have any other questions, have a look at the FAQs or send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fill out the application form by Friday, June 1, 2012 (23:59 GMT).


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