Astroid 1 to Strike Earth - Mock Mission for Ast. Day 2008


by yupcandoit

Here is the scenario-NASA has determined that an asteroid is on a collision course with planet Earth. A mock NASA representative tells the grim news to the public. A team of astronauts are assembled. They are called Astroid 1. There mission will be to rendezvous with the asteroid and move it from its impending flight path with Earth. In this briefing they are informed of the difficulties.
This was a mock mission presented in April 2008 by members of the Arrowhead Astronomical Society in cooperation with the U.M.D. Astronomy Club and Planetarium staff.