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.

25 February 2007

Article on SpaceWorks MADMEN Concept

Here is an article from Richard Gray in the UK on the upcoming 2007 Planetary Defense Conference. It also includes a highlight of the MADMEN multiple mass driver concept that has been developed at my home organization, SpaceWorks Engineering, Inc. (SEI).

"Hollywood got it wrong, this is how you stop an apocalyptic asteroid"
Richard Gray
Science Correspondent
Sunday Telegraph
25 February 2007

Link: Article from UK Sunday Telegraph

Link: Article from Sydney Morning Herald

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