New task for TsNIIMASH !

Russian Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TsNIImash) will start developing next stage of the new system for early warning for Near Earth Objects with trajectories potentially colliding with Earth. On Friday, June 3, 2016, ”Izviestia” announced that Russian company managed by state corporation Roscosmos, TsNIImash, will continue development of ASPOS early warning system to help in protecting […]

Russia still considers blowing asteroids with nukes

It seems that non-conventional way of solving any problems is still strong in Russian scientific environment. Recently we could read about potential proposition from Europe to Russian scientists to develop nuclear weapon against asteroids. Problem of early warning was seriously spotted by authorities around the world after Chelyabinsk disaster in 2013. NASA had initiative and […]

European nuclear response – asteroids stay back !

Sometimes methods of solving complex problems is quite simple – even in case of asteroids. Recently NASA announced recently about new initiative, in fact formalizing current efforts to prevent threat of asteroids. New organization called Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) met with quick and positive response from Russian Academy of Science. Russians would like to […]

New NASA initiative and enthusiastic answer of Russian Academy of Science

Exactly six days ago NASA announced establishing new Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) and after six days we know that Russia would like to participate in its effort to protect Earth from asteroids. History of PDCO have origins in late nineties, 1998 precisely. At that time, various programs focused on searching and describing potential Near-Earth Objects […]

NASA calls for urgent research as asteroids could “WIPE OUT” millions

Talks regarding protection of planet Earth from incoming asteroids continue between NASA and the White House as officials report rising threats. NASA had planned out various strategies to deal with incoming asteroid threats which included deviating them away from orbit and destroying them. NASA has discovered almost 95 percent of the asteroids that could pose […]