What Would We Do If an Asteroid Hit Earth? NASA Is Simulating It

Posted in Science on 4th May, 2021
by Alex Muller

'These exercises ultimately help the planetary defense community communicate with each other and with our governments to ensure we are all coordinated should a potential impact threat be identified in the future'

NASA unveils bold new plan to protect Earth from asteroids

Posted in Science on 21st Jun, 2018
by Alex Muller

NASA unveiled its plan to protect Earth, outlining five goals, including enhanced detection and improved modelling.

NASA's plan to bat away Earth-bound asteroids

Posted in Science on 18th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

The odds of the Earth being hit by a large asteroid are extremely slim, but the potential damage is extremely large.

Asteroid close approach to test warning systems

Posted in Science on 11th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

An asteroid the size of a house is set to pass close to the Earth on Thursday.

Oct 12, 2017 Close Asteroid Flyby Will Test NASA Asteroid Tracking

Posted in Science on 3rd Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

An opportunity not only for science, but to test NASAs network of observatories and scientists who work with planetary defence.