11 Nov, 2015
Chaitanya Giri is a Research Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany.
How prepared is India for threats from space?
Catastrophes originating from outer space are no fiction. They are recognized as potential and credible threats by nations motivated to defend both the Earth and their national interests. So these nations are continually tracking comets and asteroids, deploying space missions to visit these objects and study them closely, and planning to deflect any object found perilous to Earth.