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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.
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.
Information about one of the Japanese space program's newest rockets was stolen from a desktop computer that had been infected with malware.
When it rains it pours, goes the saying, and for the last 15 years, the data on tropical rainfall have poured in.
The cooperative space project Hayabasa set out to collect the very first samples from the surface of a near-earth asteroid, Itokawa. Scientists believe that the work will offer insight into the early history of our Solar System and the formation of the planets more than 4.5 billion years ago.
Tropical Depression 14 strengthened into Tropical Storm Nadine while NASA's Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel Mission, or HS3 mission, was in full-swing and NASA's Global Hawk aircraft captured the event.
NASA Television will provide live coverage of the third Japanese "Kounotori" H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV) cargo ship's departure from the International Space Station in two broadcasts Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Following the success of its Hayabusa mission, the Japanese space agency JAXA is shooting for another asteroid in 2018.
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