2004 Planetary Defense Conference:
Protecting Earth from Asteroids

The Planetary Defense Conference: Protecting Earth from Asteroids was held on February 23-26, 2004. The meeting was sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and The Aerospace Corporation. Experts in detection of Near Earth Objects (NEOs), in possible methods of deflecting a threatening NEO, in mission design, and in political, policy, law, and disaster preparedness came together to assess the current state of knowledge in each of these areas relative to mounting a successful deflection mission.

2009 1st IAA Planetary Defense Conference: Protecting Earth from Asteroids

2007 Planetary Defense Conference

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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) recommendations developed from conference


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