Planetary Defence: keeping Earth safe from asteroids

Date:6 July 2016 Tags:,

The Planetary Defence Coordination Office is an organisation run by NASA with one goal: to stop Earth’s population from going the way of the dinosaurs. This organisation identifies potential threats and with the help of governments, universities and professional and amateur astronomers across the globe monitors and assesses these threats.

Watch the video above for more information about the Planetary Defence Coordination Office and their risk assessment measures.

Video credit: NASA