JAXA: Successful Deployment of DIWATA-1, First Microsatellite developed by the Republic of the Philippines, from ISS Kibo

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Tohoku University, Hokkaido University, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) of the Republic of the Philippines, and the University of the Philippines Diliman, successfully deployed „DIWATA-1,” the first Philippines microsatellite. This was also the first success for JAXA to deploy a 50 kg-class microsatellite from the ISS Japanese … Czytaj dalej

JAXA and UAESA sign a Cooperation Arrangement

On March 22, 2016, Dr. Naoki Okumura, President of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and H.E Dr. Khalifa Mohammed Thani Al-Romaithi, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the UAESA, newly signed an „Arrangement between the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency regarding Cooperation in Space Activities and Use … Czytaj dalej

DLR and JAXA strengthen cooperation

Today (25 February 2016), the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have signed an “Inter Agency Arrangement between DLR and JAXA for Strategic Partnership” at the German Embassy in Tokyo, Japan. With this arrangement, both partners intend to jointly undertake the new role of … Czytaj dalej

JAXA: Launch Result of Telstar 12 VANTAGE by H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 29

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are pleased to announce the successful launch of Telesat’s broadcast and telecommunication satellite, Telstar 12 VANTAGE, by H-IIA Launch vehicle No. 29 (H-IIA F29) at 3:50:00 p.m. on Nov. 24, 2015 (Japan Standard Time, JST) from the Tanegashima Space Center. The launch vehicle … Czytaj dalej

JAXA Validates Sonic Boom Reduction Technology

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has validated its original low sonic boom design concept through a flight test for the first time in the world*1. This has been confirmed through an analysis of the sonic boom signatures measured during the flight test of the D-SEND#2, the second phase of the „Drop test for the … Czytaj dalej

JAXA: Suzaku reveals average chemical composition of our Universe on largest scales same as that of our Sun

All of the chemical elements that are heavier than carbon, the oxygen we breathe, the silicon that makes up the sand on the beach, were produced inside stars through nuclear fusion and released by stellar explosions called supernovae. By measuring the chemical composition of the Universe, scientists are trying to reconstruct the history of how, … Czytaj dalej