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Latest Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Stories

GPM Mission Anime Contest Winners Announced
2013-07-02 14:03:31

The GPM mission, a collaboration between NASA and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, the space agencies of France and India, and other international partners, challenged people from around the world to design an anime character to help demonstrate GPM educational science themes of the water cycle, weather and climate, and technology.

During Solar Array Deployment Test GPM Spreads Its Wings
2013-07-02 12:33:33

NASA successfully completed two pre-vibration solar array deployment tests of the Global Precipitation Measurement satellite on June 6 and June 15, 2013.

JAXA Set To Launch Hayabusa 2 In 2014
2013-04-01 20:59:22

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's next asteroid exploring spacecraft, Hayabusa 2, will be launching in 2014 on a mission to bring back sand from an asteroid.

Japan Launches Spy Satellites To Keep Tabs On North Korea
2013-01-28 13:35:13

Japan launched two satellites into orbit on Sunday, capable of spying and offering sharp images for its government defense and intelligence agencies.

Historic Space Station Deployment Sends CubeSats in Orbit
2012-12-10 20:00:10

The Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency (JAXA) found a way to cut the costs of launching satellites by designing a small satellite launcher, installed recently on the International Space Station.

JAXA Developing Humanoid Robot For ISS Astronauts
2012-12-03 19:32:35

It’s bad enough feeling utterly alone, but to know it, to see just how far away you are physically separated from any other human being, can make spending 6 months in the International Space Station a little unbearable.

JAXA Data Stolen By Malware
2012-12-01 09:51:03

Information about one of the Japanese space program's newest rockets was stolen from a desktop computer that had been infected with malware.


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