NEOShield – protecting the Earth

<p><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:FR;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">What are the options for dealing with an asteroid on a collision course with Earth? Astrium and the NEOShield consortium are looking at ways to protect the Earth against impacts from Near Earth Objects (NEOs), such as asteroids or comets.</span></p>

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