Latest Japanese Experiment Module Stories

Japan's Kounotori Docked With Space Station
2012-07-28 05:43:16

After its quick journey through space, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-3) docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday.

2009-11-02 12:07:44

After completing a mission to the International Space Station in September, Japan's new space freighter burned up in the Earth's atmosphere on Friday.

2009-07-23 06:55:00

The third spacewalk outside the International Space Station yesterday ended after five hours, 59 minutes when a potential problem occurred with the carbon dioxide scrubbing device on one of the spacewalker’s suits concerned flight controllers in Mission Control.

2009-07-15 17:51:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) successfully powered the launch of the final components of the Japanese Experiment Module aboard Space Shuttle Endeavour on Mission STS-127 today.

2009-07-15 17:13:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Shuttle Endeavour lifted off today on a 16-day mission to deliver the final components of the Japanese Kibo complex that will expand the International Space Station's (ISS) scientific facilities.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO)The Japanese Experiment Module-Exposed Facility (EF) will serve as a multipurpose platform where experiment payloads are exposed to the external space environment.

2009-07-03 15:10:00

The International Space Station (ISS) is about to make a remarkable series of flybys over the United States. Beginning this 4th of July weekend, the station will appear once, twice, and sometimes three times a day for many days in a row.

2009-06-12 14:20:00

A JAXA researcher said Friday that Japan and India are planning to launch their first joint space research project this year, which will include an experiment to grow plants in zero gravity.

2008-11-11 13:10:00

Japan’s space agency announced Tuesday it is set to hit another milestone in sending the country’s first astronaut mother into space.

2008-06-14 21:00:04

MOSCOW. June 14 (Interfax-AVN) - U.S. space shuttle Discovery has returned to the Earth after a two-week mission. Discovery, launched on June 1, took the chief section of the Japanese Kibo module to the International Space Station ISS and spares for the station's only toilet.

2008-06-10 17:09:35

HOUSTON — The seven astronauts of NASA's shuttle Discovery bid an emotional farewell to the three-man crew of the International Space Station (ISS) Tuesday after more than a week of construction work to install the orbiting lab's largest room.

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