Mitigation of Hazardous Comets and Asteroids
M. J. S. Belton
Cambridge University Press, Sep 6, 2004 - Science - 414 pages
This book presents the most recent thinking on the development of a reliable defence against objects that could potentially collide with the Earth. Large asteroids and comets can collide with the Earth with severe consequences and collisions are a random process that could occur at any time. To reduce the threat, it is necessary to understand the orbital motions of potentially hazardous objects, probe their structural and compositional nature to a high level of detail, and measure how they respond to the application of large amounts of energy or momentum.
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Recent progress in interpreting the nature of the nearEarth object population
Earth impactors orbital characteristics and warning times
The role of radar in predicting and preventing asteroid and comet collisions with Earth
Interior structures for asteroids and cometary nuclei
What we know and dont know about surfaces of potentially hazardous small bodies
About deflecting asteroids and comets
Scientific requirements for understanding the nearEarth asteroid population
Physical properties of comets and asteroids inferred from fireball observations
Seismological investigation of asteroid and comet interiors
Lander and penetrator science for nearEarth object mitigation studies
Optimal interception and deflection of Earthapproaching asteroids using lowthrust electric propulsion
Close proximity operations at small bodies orbiting hovering and hopping
Mission operations in lowgravity regolith and dust
Impacts and the public communicating the nature of the impact hazard
Towards a national program to remove the threat of hazardous NEOs
Mitigation technologies and their requirements
Peering inside nearEarth objects with radio tomography
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