Nieto, Associate Administrator, Washington discussed on Cafe Enigma


The osborne cosmic weather report by stephanie osborne news with us last week and she's with us every week by doing the cosmic weather report at the top of the hour so we'll be right back after these programmes from for audience says he isn't the needs expressed that has not necessarily reflect these the station the network any other silly to this network response could die and they'll come to the osborne cosmic was the report today is wednesday january thirteen twenty 26 nasa his formalised its ongoing programme for detecting and trapping nearer objects were nieto's as the planetary defence coordination office the office remains within monetary science division in the agency's science mission directorate in washington the office holding responsible for supervision of all nasa funded projects we fine in characterize asked with comments that pass near earth orbit around the sun it will also take a leading role in coordinating inter agency in intergovernmental efforts in response to any potential impact threats more than thirteen thousand five hundred nearer objects of all sizes discovered that more than 95 percent of them since nasa funded surveys began in 1998 about 1500 nieto's are now detected each year quote asteroid detection tracking in defence 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 science mission directorate in washington quote father arnaud known impacts threats at this time the 2013 chelyabinsk super far ball and the recent howling asteroid close approach remind us of why we need to remain vigilant and keep our eyes to the sky unquote nasr's longterm planetary defence goals include developing technology and techniques for deflecting or redirecting objects that are determined to the on impact course with her nasr's asteroid redirect mission concept will demonstrate the effectiveness of the gravity tractor method of monitored since using the mass of another object to pull an asteroid slightly from its original were rule past the joint naslund european space agency asteroid impact and deflection assessment mission consi up if pursued would demonstrate an impact clutch method of monitoring sense even his intervention is not possible nasa would provide expert input to fema about impact calming location and affects to inform emergency response operations turn fema would handle the preparations and response planning related to the consequences of atmospheric entry or impact the us communities the.

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