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Latest Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Stories

2011-11-14 08:22:26

ESA’s cloud, aerosol and radiation mission, EarthCARE, is about to enter its Detailed Definition Phase (Phase C). As part of this development process, ESA has released a call for Mission Advisory Group members for the mission.

Image 1 - New Space Station Camera Reveals Cosmic Shore
2011-11-04 10:33:27

Part of human fascination with space is the chance to look back at our own planet from afar. The unique vantage from the International Space Station affords a vista both breathtaking and scientifically illuminating.

Image 1 - Hinode's First Light And Five More Years
2011-11-01 12:55:16

On October 28, 2006, the Hinode solar mission was at last ready. The spacecraft launched on September 22, but such missions require a handful of diagnostics before the instruments can be turned on and collect what is called "first light."

2011-10-27 12:21:04

During a visit to South America, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Thursday signed two cooperative Earth science agreements with Agencia Espacial Brasileira (AEB), NASA's counterpart space agency in Brazil.

Image 1 - NASA's Satellite Sees Typhoon Roke Intensify Before Landfall
2011-09-21 13:32:53

The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite captured rainfall and cloud data from Typhoon Roke as it rapidly intensified before making landfall in Japan earlier today.

New Clues About Inner Workings Of Black Hole Jets
2011-09-20 13:49:27

Astronomers using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have captured rare data of a flaring black hole, revealing new details about these powerful objects and their blazing jets.

Ariane 5 To Launch BepiColombo Mercury Explorer
2011-09-16 07:19:04

ESA has now firmly entrusted its precious Mercury explorer to Europe’s largest rocket – the Ariane 5.

Image 1 - ERS Satellite Missions Complete
2011-09-12 09:33:03

After a final thruster firing last week to deplete its remaining fuel, ESA's venerable ERS-2 observation satellite has been safely taken out of service.


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