Welcome to Stardust

Asteroid and space debris research and training network


Research at the Edge of Tomorrow


Training the next generation to guarantee tomorrow


Facilitating public engagement with science

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Earth About Us

What is Stardust?

Asteroids and space debris represent a significant hazard for space and terrestrial assets; at the same time asteroids represent also an opportunity. 

Earth Research

At the Edge of Tomorrow

The desirable life cycle for both asteroids and space debris demonstrates that a number of underpinning technologies needs to be developed to mitigate the risk posed by both types of objects.

Earth Training

For our Future

Industry would need to work in close collaboration with academia and, given the global threat represented by both asteroids and space debris, also with decision makers in agencies and governments.

Earth Outreach

Facilitating Engagement

Stardust is a non-profit European Commission funded project whose main aims are education, training and research. As such it is important to us that we engage with people everywhere we can.
As part of our Outreach activities we will be presenting workshops and exhibitions to the public in various locations.

newspaper News & Events

Stardust researcher Natalia Ortiz Gomez wins prestigious prize
Stardust is yet again very proud to announce that one of our own researchers, Natalia Ortiz Gomez, was awarded the highly prestigious Outstanding Paper Award for Young ScientistsRead more...

Stardust making Space for Art
Stardust research will feature in the Royal Academy of Engineering funded Space for Art project, which will tour the UK in May and June of 2016.Read more...

IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence 25-29 July 2016
Special Session on Computational Intelligence in Aerospace Science and Engineering
IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence
25-29 July, 2016, Vancouver, Canada