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Planetary Defense Conference Exercise - 2023

This webpage does not describe a real potential asteroid impact. The information on this page is fictional and provided only to support an emergency response exercise conducted during the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) 2023 Planetary Defense Conference in Vienna, Austria, April 3–April 7, 2023. This is only an exercise.

The 2023 PDC Hypothetical Asteroid Impact Scenario, Epoch 3: December 1, 2025

Scenario Briefings for Epoch 3:

Epoch 3 Update to the 2023 PDC impact scenario:

A Google Earth kml file for these impact points is available here.

A Google Earth kmz map file showing the damage swaths and example damage footprints at Epoch 3 is available here. A presentation giving an introduction to damage maps is available here.