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Event: 4th IAA Planetary Defense Conference – Protecting our planet from impacts by asteroids and comets

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4th IAA Planetary Defense Conference

Protecting our planet from impacts by asteroids and comets

The past IAA Planetary Defense Conferences are available on this website

Armillary Sphere in ESRIN

ESA ESRIN, Frascati, Italy

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The International Academy of Astronautics will hold its 4th conference from 13-17 April, 2015 in Frascati, Italy.

Planetary Defense
Recent Progress & Plans
NEO Discovery
NEO Characterization
Mitigation Techniques & Missions
Impact Effects that Inform Warning, Mitigation & Costs
Consequence Management & Education
The conference will include an exercise where participants will simulate the decision-making process for developing deflection and civil defense responses to a hypothetical asteroid threat.