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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Japanâ€™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.
Based on a cooperative agreement, ESA has been delivering data from ALOS â€“ Japan's four-ton Earth Observation satellite â€“ to users across Europe and Africa since its launch three years ago. ESAâ€™s efforts have been recognized by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency with an award of appreciation.
Japan's space agency said Wednesday it is considering developing its own space suit that can be used in future manned space projects.
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.
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