Near Earth Objects (NEOS)
Meteor Crater in Arizona, USA
RAL is engaged in assessing the hazards posed by asteroids and comets that pass close to the Earth, so-called Near Earth Objects and advising the UK Space Agency on appropriate courses of action to mitigage the risk and to minimise the danger from debris impact, air-blast and tsunamis.
RAL Space works with groups such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations (UN).
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