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JAPAN / ANALYSIS
Jul 26, 2022
Japan advances hypersonics research with combustion flight test
The project is aimed at researching and developing scramjet engine technologies that will allow aircraft and weapons to fly at hypersonic speeds.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jul 24, 2022
JAXA conducts hypersonic engine test
A number of countries are racing to develop scramjet engines, which are expected to help enable the development of faster aircraft and longer-range missiles.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jun 6, 2022
Amino acids found in asteroid samples collected by Hayabusa2 probe
The acids discovered are very important substances for living things and could hold clues to understanding the origins of life.
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JAPAN
May 23, 2022
U.S. and Japan launch bid to put first Japanese astronaut on moon
The joint lunar exploration development ties into the Artemis project, a U.S.-led effort to return astronauts to the moon and eventually send humans to Mars.
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JAPAN
Apr 5, 2022
Over 4,000 people apply to be astronauts with Japan's space agency
A record number of people applied as the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency for the first time dropped the requirement that candidates have a university education.
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JAPAN
Jan 18, 2022
Japan likely to further delay launch of new flagship H3 rocket
The discovery of defects forced JAXA to delay it a second time as it remains unclear by when the vehicle's engine can be redesigned and produced, sources said.
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BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 2, 2021
Nissan unveils lunar rover prototype developed with JAXA
The automaker will use its electric vehicle technology to help the rover navigate the unpredictable lunar surface.
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JAPAN
Nov 9, 2021
Japan launches Epsilon rocket carrying nine satellites
Initially planned for October, the launch was postponed three times due to technical and other reasons.
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JAPAN
Aug 11, 2021
Japan research group to explore sustainable food source for lunar missions
The public-private endeavor is meant to encourage the private sector to enter the space business, sources have said.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Jul 27, 2021
Japan successfully tests rocket engine propelled by new technology
The engine uses shock waves produced by burning a mixture of methane and oxygen gases.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Jul 4, 2021
'Noah's Ark' in space? Japanese researchers successfully preserve genes of mice on ISS
Although the sperm that was returned from space was slightly affected by radiation, healthy mice were obtained with the same success rate as the control sample kept on Earth.
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JAPAN
Apr 25, 2021
Japan's Akihiko Hoshide among new ISS crew after SpaceX launch
The commercially developed SpaceX Crew-2 Dragon ship carrying a group of four astronauts successfully docked with the International Space Station on Saturday.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Apr 21, 2021
Hamburgers on the moon? Astronaut jokes with Suga about lunar project
Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi has an idea of what an international project to go back to the moon will eventually lead to: Humans enjoying hamburgers on the lunar surface.
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JAPAN
Apr 20, 2021
Chinese military seen behind Japan cyberattacks
A hacker group linked to the PLA conducted attacks on nearly 200 companies and research institutes in Japan, including the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / Regional voices: Chubu
Apr 19, 2021
With lower launch costs, Japan's next-gen H3 rocket aims for global success
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency are hoping to attract a wide range of commercial demand, including satellite launches for organizations overseas.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Apr 15, 2021
JAXA to nix science requirement for astronauts to tap new talent
An official says the agency will select candidates based on their ability to adapt to their missions, rather than their university major.
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JAPAN
Mar 15, 2021
Deployment of Myanmar's first satellite under review due to coup
Myanmar's first satellite is being held on board the International Space Station following the Myanmar coup, while Japan's space agency and a Japanese university decide what to do with it, two Japanese university officials said.
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COMMENTARY / World
Dec 23, 2020
We’re never going to mine the asteroid belt
One factor rules out most space mining at the outset: gravity. It guarantees that most of the solar system's best mineral resources are to be found under our feet on Earth.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Dec 19, 2020
Hayabusa2 returned with 5 grams of asteroid soil, far more than target
The capsule brought back by the Hayabusa2 space probe contained more than 5.4 grams of soil samples from a distant asteroid, exceeding the original target of 0.1 gram, Japan's space agency has said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Dec 16, 2020
Hayabusa2 brings back first-ever gas sample from deep space
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency also confirmed the presence of a 'substantial amount' of soil samples from the Ryugu asteroid.

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