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INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION FOR PLANETARY DEFENSE (State Dept), June 28, 2022, virtual, 10:00 am ET

The State Department’s Bureau of Global Public Affairs will hold a webinar on June 28, 2022 at 10:00 am ET in connection with International Asteroid Day (which is on June 30) on “International Cooperation for Planetary Defense.”

Speakers include:

  • Jennifer R. Littlejohn, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
  • Lindley Johnson, NASA’s Planetary Defense Officer
  • Dr. Humberto Campins, Pegasus Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Central Florida, Orlando
  • Thomas D. Jones, PhD, Chairman, Association of Space Explorers (ASE) Committee on Near Earth Objects
  • Dr. Elena Adams, DART Mission Systems Engineer, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
  • Ettore Perozzi, Space Situational Awareness Office, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI)

More information is on the event’s website.


June 28
10:00 am - 11:00 pm