Quantcast

Latest JAXA Stories

2014-03-03 23:01:33

NanoRacks LLC announces the successful completion of an ambitious launch program for small satellites and in so doing has broken the record of the most CubeSats deployed in a single mission to

Global Precipitation Measurement Dress Rehearsal
2014-02-24 11:29:34

On Feb. 28 during a launch window that begins at 3:07 a.m. JST, the GPM Core Observatory is scheduled to blast into orbit aboard a Japanese H-IIA rocket. Due to the time difference with the United States, that's 1:07 p.m. EST on Feb. 27.

Japan's Space Agency Plans To Blast Asteroid With Space Cannon
2013-10-24 09:46:48

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has announced that it plans to send a space cannon out to blast the surface of asteroid 1999JU3 with a metal bullet in 2018.

c5a803a5f6403315be1f06344d9cad59
2011-06-06 05:55:00

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft, which has been given some much needed updating, was lifted into launch position on Sunday in preparation for a launch to the International Space Station (ISS) this week.

d805ce7edb3550d77ea912cccbc755d81
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.

2010-04-12 08:00:00

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.

94f7b03292c43101da9001a23f39e6a81
2009-06-11 10:45:00

Japan’s first lunar probe made a successful crash landing on the surface of the moon, marking the end of its 19-month mission, JAXA announced on Thursday.

150f1ba1f1269d413560ff4aa8d320971
2009-01-24 14:05:00

Based on a cooperative agreement, ESA has been delivering data from ALOS – Japan's four-ton Earth Observation satellite – to users across Europe and Africa since its launch three years ago. ESA’s efforts have been recognized by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency with an award of appreciation.

2005-12-21 18:05:10

Japan's space agency said Wednesday it is considering developing its own space suit that can be used in future manned space projects.

1eec936c5c107f91f9fefb9ef587e55e1
2005-11-30 08:30:00

Japan's space agency said Wednesday a spacecraft that landed on an asteroid last week had successfully collected surface samples in an unprecedented mission to bring the extraterrestrial material to Earth.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.