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.

03 March 2008

Several NEO Related Presentations from the Recent UN COPUS Scientific and Technical Subcommittee

The UNCOPUS (United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space) Scientific and Technical Subcommittee meeting this year (2008 Forty-fifth session) has many relevant presentations related to NEOs. Here are the specific links to the presentations.

ASE Decision Program for Asteroid Threat Mitigation
Mr. Tom Jones (ASE)
Link: Presentation

NEO Research Activities at the German Aerospace Center DLR
Mr. Ekkehard K├╝rth (Germany)
Link: Presentation

Asteroid-Comet Hazard Problem: Activities in Russia
Mr. Boris Shustov (Russian Federation)
Link: Presentation

Earth Threatening Asteroids: Issues and Future Actions
Mr. William Ailor (USA)
Link: Presentation

NEO's - A Youth Perspective
Mr. Alex Karl (SGAC)
Link: Presentation

Links: UN COPUS presentations from Scientific and Technical Subcommittee: 2008 Forty-fifth session (11-22 February 2008)

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