Planetary Exploration Research Center

The universality of life to be learned
from this universe

Where Do We Come From What Are We Where Are We Goingー Paul Gauguin ー

We study and explore our solar system and beyond to understand
its origin and evolution, and to justify the universality of life in the Universe.


Demonstration and Experiment of Space Technology for INterplanetary voYage with Phaethon fLyby and dUst Science(DESTINY⁺)


Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) in PERC


BepiColombo is a Mercury exploration mission being jointly planned by Japan and Europe (European Space Agency, ESA)


Biopause Project: Stratospheric Bioaerosol Sampling Experiment


Hayabusa2 Project

Who we are

We introduce the Director's message and provide an overview of the purpose and activities of our PERC.


We are participating in planetary and small celestial body exploration missions driven by space agencies worldwide, including JAXA, NASA, and ESA.

Tokyo Skytree Town® Campus

Experience Future Technologies –Tokyo Skytree Town®Campus, Chiba Institute of Technology