Articles about JAXA
03 Oct 2021Technology
Two linked spacecraft built by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), together known as BepiColombo, snapped their first close-up pictures of Mercury.
20 Aug 2021Technology
Japan's space agency plans to bring soil samples back from the Mars region ahead of the US and Chinese missions now operating on Mars, in hopes of finding clues to the planet's origin and traces of possible life.
21 Mar 2019World
The Japanese space agency, aka JAXA, plans to drop explosives on an asteroid as part of an effort to collect samples from within its surface.
22 Feb 2019Technology
On Friday, the Japan Space Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced that a probe, Hayabusa2, had successfully landed on an asteroid 300 million km from Earth.
22 Aug 2018World
NASA has released a video using satellite data that provides an estimate of rainfall and shows the spread of the resulting severe flooding in Kerala.
21 Jul 2018Technology
Taking the idea of 'entertainment' to the next level, Tokyo-based start-up ALE Co. is developing a satellite system to deliver "shooting stars on demand", and expects to deliver the world's first artificial meteor shower over Hiroshima some time in 2020.
04 Feb 2018Technology
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has successfully launched the world's smallest rocket, called SS-520-5, to carry an equally small satellite.
08 Aug 2017Technology
Ghana's first satellite GhanaSat-1, built by a Ghanaian engineering team at All Nations University, is now operational. It was made possible with a little help from others but it's still a significant achievement.