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 … Dowiedz się więcej

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, … Dowiedz się więcej

Successful re-entry of H-II Transfer Vehicle „KOUNOTORI5” (HTV5)

The H-II Transfer Vehicle “KOUNOTORI5” (HTV5) successfully re-entered the atmosphere after the third de-orbit maneuver at 5:08 a.m. on September 30, 2015 (Japanese Standard Time, JST). The “KOUNOTORI5” has successfully accomplished its main objective of shipping cargo to the International Space Station (ISS), and completed its 42-day mission. The estimated date/time for the re-entry and … Dowiedz się więcej

Signing of Partnership Agreement between JAXA and JICA

Today [23.04.2014], the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) signed a partnership agreement. The objective of the agreement is to promote collaboration between two institutions to contribute to solving various development challenges that developing countries are facing. The two institutions will also work on global issues using aerospace technology … Dowiedz się więcej