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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.
An international satellite that will set a new standard for global precipitation measurements from space has completed a 7,300-mile journey from the United States to Japan, where it now will undergo launch preparations.
Officials said that the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched a new spy satellite into orbit on Monday.
Japanese scientists are celebrating the successful deployment of their Ikaros solar sail.
Japan successfully launched its Venus probe and a kite-shaped â€œspace yachtâ€ early Friday for a two-year mission to study the planet Venus and its climate.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Commission (TNSC) announced today that the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is blocking its effort to assist victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti.
Japan launched a next-generation spy satellite on Saturday as part of efforts to beef up its surveillance system against the threat of North Korea's missiles.
Japan successfully launched its first-ever cargo vehicle on Friday to the International Space Station.
On Tuesday, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan said it hopes to gain more orders for its H-2A rocket after sealing its first foreign customer deal with South Korea.
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