INFORMATION ON PLANETARY DEFENCE, NEAR EARTH OBJECTS AND SPACE DEBRIS

This section houses a series of short notes, longer papers, references, and training material on issues relating to planetary defence, near Earth objects and space debris.

NEWS

  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • Q & A

  • Questions and Answers
  • NOTES

    NEO, Asteroids, Comets, Meteoroids

  • Destruction by Impact
  • NEO Distances
  • Hypervelocity Impact Craters
  • Earth Cross Section for Meteoroids
  • Are Asteroids Rubble Piles?
  • Linear Power Supply for LX200
  • Orbital Space Debris

  • Overview of Orbital Space Debris
  • The Solar Cycle and Orbital Space Debris
  • Orbital Space Debris References
  • PAPERS

  • Meteor Photography
  • Detecting NEOs in Solar Transit
  • Macroscopic Particles of Space Weather
  • REFERENCES

    Books

  • A. Bevan and K. McNamara, "Australia's Meteorite Craters"
  • T. Gehrels, "Hazards Due to Comets and Asteroids"
  • MIT Students, "Project Icarus"
  • G.L. Verschuur, "Impact!"
  • H.J. Melosh, "Impact Cratering"
  • K. Mark, "Meteorite Craters"
  • O.R. Norton, "Rocks from Space"
  • D. Steel, "Rogue Asteroids and Doomsday Comets"
  • J. Erickson, "Target Earth!"
  • D. Steel, "Target Earth"
  • K. McNamara and A. Bevan, "TEKTITES"
  • F. Heide and F. Wlotzka, "Meteorites"
  • D.W.R. McKinley, "Meteor Science and Engineering"
  • TRAINING MATERIAL

  • Abbreviations & Acronyms
  • Glossary




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