Hypervelocity Asteroid Intercept Vehicle

 

The HAIV represents an emergency solution and is to be considered the last option.

It is however the only solution against asteroids and comets with short warning time.

HAIV_flight_plan

 

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Read more about the science and technology behind EADP’s use of the HAIV here, in the
4th IAA Planetary Defense Conference EADP Abstract (1 Mb PDF).


For a full scientific analysis of the HAIV concept and device please read:
Full Report – HAIV – Hypervelocity Asteroid Intercept Vehicle (30 Mb PDF)

 

Aerospace Engineer N. Melamed about HAIV
Prof. Bong Wie explains the HAIV system