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.

21 April 2008

Animation of Foresight: A Radio Beacon Mission to Asteroid Apophis

SpaceWorks Engineering, Inc. (SEI) has produced a new animation of the Foresight mission, a radio beacon mission to Near Earth Asteroid Apophis. This was our team's first place design in the recent Planetary Society Apophis Mission Design Competition. Our partner in the design was SpaceDev, Inc. We have placed the animation on YouTube and it is also available for high resolution download from the SpaceWorks website.

Link: YouTube

Link: SEI News Announcement

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