IAA Planetary Defense Conference: Tokyo, Japan May 2017

Sep 26

Applications are now open for the IAA Planetary Defense Conference to be held in Tokyo, Japan on 15th – 19th May 2017

planetary defense conference japan 2017   What is IAA Planetary Defense Conference? A bi-annual conference that brings together world experts to discuss the threat to Earth posed by asteroids and comets and actions that might be taken to deflect a threatening object. What are

NEOShield-2 at ASIME 2016

Sep 23



asime space science mime engineering (Photo Courtesy: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/)

Eminent Scientists from NEOShield-2 Team actively contributed to the Asteroid Science Intersections with In – Space Mine Engineering ( ASIME ) 2016 global workshop. The space missions of the asteroid miners rest on a deep knowledge of the physical properties of asteroids.

NASA Funds telescope to track Near Earth Objects

Jul 25

NASA reportedly funded the New Mexico Tech’s Magdalena Ridge Observatory for it’s Asteroid Observations. The observatory is working on its 2.4 meter (8 foot diameter) telescope to keep track of potentially dangerous Near Earth Objects and large asteroids that might be on a collision course with earth. This is a forward move in the discovery and research of Near Earth Objects. The international community is increasing it’s efforts in the study and tackle of NEOs! MRO,