JAXA tests grapefruit-sized video drone aboard ISS

Jul 15, 2017

JAXA tests grapefruit-sized video drone aboard ISS

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has begun testing a spherical drone about the size of a grapefruit in Japan's Kibo science module at the International Space Station. Aboard the ISS, astronauts take videos of their work and experiments and send them back to Earth. ...

/ Mar 5, 2017

Yakult, JAXA to test probiotics in outer space

Beverage maker Yakult Honsha Co. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will start an experimental project in fiscal 2017 to examine how probiotics work on human health in outer space. Under the project, some crew members of the International Space Station will regularly consume capsules ...