Who are the people safeguarding the planet from asteroid destruction? What will happen when the Earth is finally threatened and how long will we have to save the human race? Disaster Playground investigates future outer space catastrophes and the procedures to manage and assess the risks. The film follows the scientists planning and monitoring the deflection of hazardous Near Earth Objects and the real-life procedures in place in the event of an asteroid collision with the earth. Follow the chain of command that runs from the SETI Institute and NASA to the White House and United Nations and meet the people who are responsible for protecting us from a potentially devastating asteroid impact.