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.
12 January 2011
Short video documentary on Apophis and the Canadian in-space small satellite observatory called NEOSSAT. From the video description:
Synopsis: Apophis is the asteroid of the greatest concern to the scientific community because of the high probability it will strike Earth in the year 2036. Projects like NEOSSat look out for Near Earth Objects such as Apophis in order to track their trajectory.
Link: YouTube Video ("Apophis and NEOSSat")
Posted by A.C. Charania at 17:18
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