This area will cover relevant news of the threat to the planet from Near Earth Objects (NEOs) including concepts and designs for mitigation. All opinions are those of the author.

14 December 2005

Article on Japan's Hayabusa Mission and Planetary Defense

"Asteroid Probe Yields Insight For Planetary Defense"
Leonard David,, 14 December 2005

"My personal opinion is that results from the Hayabusa mission can be used to engineer more robust strategies for future asteroid rendezvous missions," said Daniel Scheeres, Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor."


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