Elizabeth Tasker

The threat of an asteroid colliding with the Earth has recently been in the headlines, as new research examines evidence for the origin of previous disasters. Preventing such catastrophes is an area of known as "Planetary Defence". Our researchers discuss the steps being taken at ISAS and around the world to learn more about how to protect the Earth.

Read the full story over on our "Cosmos" blog: Global space news: the importance of planetary defence - Cosmos (jaxa.jp)