Any asteroid-to-Earth impacting event could result in the wide spread, a mass extinction of life. To address this risk, laster ablation is being investigated as a justifiable and achievable technique for the successful mitigation and deflection of asteroids.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 16 Apr 2012|
|Event||Astrobiology Science Conference 2012 - Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
Duration: 16 Apr 2012 → 20 Apr 2012
|Conference||Astrobiology Science Conference 2012|
|Period||16/04/12 → 20/04/12|
- laser ablation
- asteroid deflection
- asteroid exploitation
- asteroid exploration
Gibbings, A., Vasile, M., Watson, I. A., Hopkins, J-M., & Burns, D. (2012). Laser ablation for the effective deflection, exploration and exploitation of asteroids. Poster session presented at Astrobiology Science Conference 2012, Atlanta, Georgia, United States.