Japan launched a new spy satellite to keep tabs on North Korea's missile program. JAXA did not provide a live stream but a company provided a video of the launch.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has successfully launched a new satellite that will study the Earth's inner magnetosphere by passing through the Van Allen radiation belts.
It seems it's Japan's turn to tackle the problem of junk around the Earth. Its solution? It wants to use a giant electric whip on a cargo ship and whip everything away. Seems crazy? Possibly. But some think it makes sense.
After taking off from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan last Friday, Dec. 9, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Kounotori H-II Transfer Vehicle-6 (HTV-6) arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Japan recently launched a “space junk” collector made of fishing net. The spacecraft will collect millions of trash left by satellites and rockets in space.
Technological junk on Earth and in space reportedly accounts for roughly 30 trillion tons, an amount significantly higher than the actual biological mass on Earth and in space. The less these junk are collected and reused, the more junk will be collected on Earth. Japan recently launched a "space junk collector" to minimize waste in space and bring them back to Earth to be used again in the future.
The Japanese space agency’s Hayabusa 2 gears up for a trip to asteroid Ryugu to bring back asteroid samples to Earth for further studies.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will launch its H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV)-6 on Friday, December 9 at 8:26 a.m. EST (10:26 p.m. Japan time) from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan.
Japan's space agency released to the public all the stunning images and videos of the Earth and the moon captured by the Kaguya spacecraft from 2007 to 2009.
The Japanese spacecraft 'Hitomi' observed the Perseus galaxy cluster before it died in space. The science it has discovered revealed some fascinating fact about the turbulence of hot winds within the center of galaxy clusters.
After a failed Mission to Mars in 2003, Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has decided to direct its climate orbiter to observe Earth's other neighboring planet instead.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency puts an end to the retrieval operations of their multi-million X-ray satellite lost in space, shifting their attention to finding out what caused the anomaly.
Akatsuki, the Japanese space agency probe, has reached Venus's atmosphere and is sending back photos.