First Scientific Session on the Chelyabinsk Bolide

Status Report From: Planetary Exploration Newsletter
Posted: Sunday, April 7, 2013

A special session on the Chelyabinsk event of February 15 will be held Sunday, April 14 (1900-2130), at the beginning of the Planetary Defense Conference in Flagstaff, AZ, April 14-19. In view of wide public and press interest in this unique meteor strike, this special session is open to the public as well as those registered at the Conference. It will be the first scientific analysis of what happened on February 15, and the implications for planetary defense generally. Organizers of the session are David Morrison, Mark Boslough, Clark Chapman, and Alan Harris. The program is held at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff.

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