JAXA recovered its Hayabusa 2 mission return capsule on December 5, and today they were able to confirm they did recover samples from the asteroid Ryugu.
JAXA Stories December 14, 2020
JAXA Stories December 5, 2020
JAXA Stories November 27, 2020
Japan’s newest launcher system has been in development for the past couple years and was planning on making its debut launch by the end of this year. But there have been several issues that will push the date to next year.
JAXA Stories November 23, 2020
JAXA astronauts Koichi Wakata and Satoshi Furukawa both scheduled for future long-term ISS missions
Two Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronauts are scheduled to embark on long-term ISS missions in the near future. Their tasks will involve conducting science experiments and performing various maintenance work.
JAXA Stories August 18, 2020
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s HTV-9 spacecraft will depart from the International Space Station for one last time today before the next generation of transfer cargo vehicles is readied in two years.
JAXA’s Kounotori spacecraft launched three months ago from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan to deliver four tons of supplies, including new space station lithium-ion batteries.
JAXA Stories April 5, 2020