Dr. Philip Lubin

Director, Experimental Cosmology Laboratory, Space Research Laboratory, Interstellar Center University of California, Santa Barbara

Pre-Conference Focus Day

Monday, October 19th, 2020

16:00 Leveraging DE Technologies to Enable Planetary Defense: The DE-STAR Program


DE-STAR or Directed Energy System for Targeting of Asteroids and Exploration (DE-STAR) is a proposed system to deflect asteroids, comets, and other near-Earth objects that pose a credible risk of impact. With massive applications across the DoD ecosystem, this program is poised to draw interest due to the ongoing conversations about potentially leveraging DE in space as a means to meet next-gen missile threats.

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