Astronomy Without A Telescope - Impact Mitigation - Universe Today
[/caption] The save-the-Earth rehearsal mission Don Quijote, commissioned by the European Space Agency, is planned to test the potential of a real life-or-death mission to deflect a mass-extinction-inducing asteroid from a collision course with Earth. Currently at ‘concept’ stage, the Don Quijote Near Earth Asteroid Impact Mitigation Mission – has been modelled on a proposed flight … Continue reading "Astronomy Without A Telescope – Impact Mitigation"