Asteroid Day 2017 Live
ASTEROID DAY TO PRODUCE FIRST EVER 24-HOUR GLOBAL BROADCAST ABOUT ASTEROID IMPACT HAZARD
ESA, JAXA and NASA join Prof. Brian Cox, astronauts, esteemed scientists and technologists on June 30, to create a global conversation about asteroids.
Meteorite impact caused long-lived volcanic eruptions on Earth
Planetary Defense Conference (PDC) 2017 – Day 5
Friday, May 19, 2017, Tokyo, Japan The last day of the PDC was fully dedicated to the hypothetical NEO/Earth impact event scenario exercise. During the whole week the experts worked on this exercise that aims to deflect the fictitious asteroid 2017 PDC.The initial scenario was as follows:
Planetary Defense Conference (PDC) 2017 – Day 4
Thursday, May 18, 2017, Tokyo, Japan The penultimate day of the PDC started with the talks of the Session 6, which addressed the topic Impact Consequences, where experts explained what would happen if an asteroid would impact Earth. Still in the morning, the Session 7 took place with talks about Disaster Response, presenting ways to respond to the impact threat once it becomes real. The afternoon started with the Session 8, addressing Impact Risk Assessment and Decision