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.
30 March 2010
Update: Secure World Foundation (SWF) has made the recent issue of The Planetary Report dealing with NEOs available online (I have also posted it in the blog library). They have a Press Release about it as well.
The Planetary Report from The Planetary Society (Volume XXX, Number 1, January/February 2010) contains multiple articles on NEOs (including many images/visualizations developed by SpaceWorks on NEOs)
From the Secure World Foundation press release...
A partnership between Secure World Foundation and The Planetary Society has created a special publication devoted to “Defending Our World” – an impressive look at the threat to Earth from asteroids and comets. This special issue of The Planetary Report has been produced by The Planetary Society and focuses on planetary defense, containing key articles, such as:
-- Protecting the Earth: Whose Job Is It?
-- To Move an Asteroid
-- Turning Cosmic Disaster Into Opportunity
-- We Make It Happen! Doing Our Part to Protect Earth
Link: The Planetary Society Website: The Planetary Report, Volume XXX, Number 1, January/February 2010
Link: Secure World Foundation Press Release ("Defending Planet Earth: Special Publication Details Asteroid, Comet Threat," 30 March 2010
Link: The Planetary Report, Volume XXX, Number 1, January/February 2010 (Location: Secure World Foundation)
Link: Secure World Foundation website blog page post (Defending Planet Earth: Special Publication Details Asteroid, Comet Threat)
Link: The Planetary Report, Volume XXX, Number 1, January/February 2010 (planetarydefense.blogspot.com library)
Posted by A.C. Charania at 10:30
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