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.

05 March 2006

Planetary Defense Conference in 2007

Following up on the AIAA Planetary Defense Conference in 2004, there will be a second AIAA Planetary Defense Conference in 2007. Tentative plans are for this second international conference to be held in Washington, D.C., on March 5-8, 2007.

Recommendations from a similar conference in 2004 can be
accessed at

A formal announcement from the AIAA should be anticipated soon.

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