More planetary defence

by | Jan 11, 2008 | Seradata News | 0 comments

According to this report about a new documentary the scientific community has woken up to the need to develop a defence against civilisation destroying asteroids. But it’s not as if nothing is already being done, the European Space Agency has had such a project for some time has an interview with the UK spaceplane project Spacefleet, which I wrote about a while back. Sadly Spacefleet is about as likely to get funding as a killer asteroid is to crash into the Earth tomorrow

Talking of coming down to reality with a crash, this link claims to show Democratic party candidate Barak Obama’s “space plan” but I can’t find it on his campaign website. It doesn’t have any surprises anyway, it’s the Bush policy without the Moon exploration and some waffle about education

And finally, MSNBC has a video report about aviation and space in 2008

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