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Latest Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Stories

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2010-06-24 14:25:00

JAXA announced today that it has found traces of gas in a capsule thought to contain asteroid dust that was brought back to Earth after a multi-billion-mile space journey.

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2010-06-19 08:14:52

The National Hurricane Center issued the final advisory on the Eastern Pacific Ocean's second tropical depression (2-E) on June 17 at 11 am EDT.

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2010-06-18 11:40:00

Japan's Hayabusa asteroid space probe ended its multi-billion-mile journey when its capsule arrived back at a research center outside Tokyo.

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2010-06-16 11:24:37

A tiny camera has revealed that Japan's Ikaros solar sail is fully extended and ready for the next part of its mission.

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2010-06-15 14:23:17

An official said Tuesday that Japan's space agency has applied for a Guinness World Records listing after its Hayabusa space probe returned from a seven-year journey to an ancient asteroid.

2010-06-14 15:59:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has signed an agreement with NEC Corporation (TSE:6701) to jointly supply HAYABUSA-derived ion propulsion systems for the U.S. and Japanese aerospace markets.

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2010-06-14 10:55:00

The Hayabusa capsule and bus entered the Earth's atmosphere over Woomera, Australia, on June 13 at 11:21 pm local time.

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2010-06-11 09:45:00

Japanese scientists are celebrating the successful deployment of their Ikaros solar sail.

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2010-06-13 15:00:00

The Japanese Hayabusa spacecraft returned to Earth on Sunday, landing in the remote Australian outback.

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2010-06-10 07:05:00

The space and astronomy worlds have June 13 circled on the calendar.


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