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Japanese asteroid probe Hayabusa has now been placed on course to land in Australia for its return to Earth.
The Hayabusa Japanese spacecraft, which is designed to return samples from an asteroid back to Earth, has completed an important step on its journey back.
Japan successfully launched its Venus probe and a kite-shaped â€œspace yachtâ€ early Friday for a two-year mission to study the planet Venus and its climate.
Japanese officials said on Tuesday that they have postponed the launch of a rocket set to carry an experimental "space yacht" propelled by solar particles.
The Japanese are about to launch a mission to Venus to study the planetâ€™s weather and to search for signs of lightning and active volcanoes, and will also deploy a number of other experiments.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has announced plans to launch a solar-powered 'space yacht'--the first of its kind.
The Japanese government said on Wednesday that the Hayabusa spacecraft, which has journeyed to an asteroid, is expected to return to Earth at a remote site in the Australian outback sometime in June.
WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a unique collaboration between national space agencies, the United States and Japan began combining elements of their satellite resources on Monday to increase a critical type of Earth observation data.
The AKARI All-Sky Catalogues, based on the first all-sky infrared survey in more than a quarter of a century, will provide important new data for a wide range of studies that cover topics ranging from the properties of nearby stars, to the formation of planetary systems, and the star formation history of the distant Universe.
NASA and the Japanese Space Agency's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite can estimate rainfall from space.
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