Asteroid Analytics

Deflecting hazardous asteroids and using them as resources can unlock our potential for innovation and expand our economy into the solar system. Let's keep learning. Let's keep growing.

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Detection

The "Threat" of Asteroid Impacts - Breaking Down the Comprehensive Chart by the US Government

Summary On 20 June 2018, the White House released the latest update for the National Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy and Action Plan. This document describes the implementation plan for the strategy laid out in 2016, including design concepts for deflection technologies and coordination with FEMA if an asteroid impacted the US. In particular, one...

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Planetary Defense - Detection (Part 1)

(Updated 14 Jul 2017) What do we need to do to deflect an asteroid that's going to hit Earth? It's not very simple and it requires decades of intense study and continued technological development.  We're not there yet. find and characterize the asteroid's orbit EARLY determine its composition and spin rate decide whether or...

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