This week NASA reported that a space rock several meters in size exploded 16 miles across the Bering Sea by 10 times the energy of the Hiroshima nuclear bomb in December.
The researchers and politicians will have room agencies like NASA and ESA to intensify efforts to detect and track NEOs and devise ways to mitigate them.
Jay Tate, a leading Asgardia scientist and director of the privately-financed Space Guard Center in Wales, said: "NEO & # 39; is a serious and even catastrophic threat to human civilization, and measures to identify risk levels and developing technology for the protection of this and future generations. "
Solar storms and flares can knock down electrical networks, telecommunications, pipelines and operating systems that pose a threat to billions, he added.
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The alarm will be raised at the first meeting of the Asgardia government, a "rumnation" with 20,000 citizens and a million supporters worldwide.