Nieto, Associate Administrator, Nasa discussed on Cafe Enigma


Percent of them since nasa funded surveys began in nineteen ninety eight about fifteen hundred nieto's or navigated each year quote asteroid detection tracking in defense of our planet is something that nasa it's interagency partners and the global community take very seriously unquote said john grunsfeld associate administrator for nasa's science mission directorate in washington father arnaud known impacts threats at this time the 2013 chiluba's super fireball and the recent halloween asteroid close approach remind us of why we need to remain vigilant and keep our eyes to the sky unquote nasa's longterm planetary defense goals include developing technology and techniques for deflecting or redirecting objects that are determined to be on an impact course with earth nasa's asteroid redirect mission concept will demonstrate the effectiveness of the gravity tractor method of planetary defense using the mass of another object to pull an asteroid slightly from its original pass the joint nasa european space agency asteroid impact and deflection assessment mission concept if pursued with demonstrate an impacted inflection method of planetary defense even as intervention is not possible nasa would provide expert input to sima about impact calming location and affixed to inform emergency response operations intern fema would handle the preparations and response planning related to the consequences of atmospheric entry or impact to us communities the recently passed federal budget for fiscal year twenty sixteen includes fifty million dollars for neo observations and planetary descents representing a more than tenfold increase since the beginning of the current administration this is excellent news about time a new but previously suspected matter state of hydrogen has been confirmed the basic states of matter are the well known solid liquid and gas but under certain circumstances other forms can exist such as plasma an ionized pass now hydrogen is usually found as gas on earth but if gold sufficiently can become liquid and.

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