Eros Project
NEWS

Complaint for Declaratory Judgement
The Eros Project finally proceeds into the United States District Court, District of Nevada. On November 6, 2003, Mr. Gregory W. Nemitz filed documents in Federal Court to demand a determination of his Rights in relation to his property claim for Asteroid 433, Eros. A jury will decide the case.

U.S. Department of State Responds
On August 15, 2003 the United States Department of State responds to the Eros Project and its claims. This official action creates a "case in actual controversy" which
gives a Federal Court jurisdiction to hear the case.

NASA Makes its Final Determination
On January 21, 2003 NASA sends its final determination to OrbDev's invoice for Parking and Storage Fees for the NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft, permanently parked on Eros.

Eros Project Links

Details of the Project
  Project Overview
 Eros Project Home Page

  Parking and Storage Facility
  MetroCircus - A City for Eros
  Eros Facts and Estimated Value
  Space Property Rights Explained
  Legal Affairs and Letters
  Eros in the News


The future of on-line Shopping.

The Eros Project

Selected Images


Image, Courtesy of NASA
Map of Proposed Place Names on Eros

This image mosaic of Eros shows the proposed names for the larger features of the asteroid. The premise of the naming convention for the features is of many famous lovers from fiction and history, remembering the stories from from various cultures. The name of the biggest feature, Himeros, is from Greek mythology for personifing the yearning for love by a consort of Eros.


  Northern Portion
. Asteroid 433, Eros, from orbital altitude:
. 200 km (124 mi).
  Southern Portion
. from the same orbital altitude.
  Eastern Portion
. from orbital altitude:
. 355 km (220 mi).
  Western Portion
. from the same orbital altitude.
Images, Courtesy of NASA
Click on above images to see detailed photos.


Photos of NASA's Parking Space


Video, courtesy of NASA
Click on the video for more information.
Descent to Eros information
NEAR Shoemaker's Descent Movies



I picked up a pebble on the beach in front of the Stars,
How can it not be mine?
Just see how many pebbles there are for you
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