Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Japan’s Hayabusa 2 Probe Drops Off Bits of an Asteroid and Heads for Its Next Target

Japan's Hayabusa 2 probe zoomed past Earth on December 5th and dropped off a capsule containing bits of an asteroid,…

1 year ago

Here’s the Video of Hayabusa2 Bombing Asteroid Ryugu

Japan's recently shared a video of the crater their Hayabusa2 spacecraft created on the surface of Ryugu.

3 years ago

So Cool! Japanese Space Research Center will be Suspended Over a Moonlike Crater

The architectural design behind Japan's new space research center is mind-boggling. The futuristic building will incorporate elements of spacecraft design,…

3 years ago

Japan’s Black Hole Telescope Is In Trouble

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has lost contact with its X-ray Astronomy Satellite Hitomi (ASTRO-H.) Hitomi was launched on…

6 years ago

Japanese ‘Space Cannon’ On Track For Aiming At An Asteroid: Reports

Watch out, asteroid 1999 JU3: you're being targeted. As several media reports reminded us, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)'s…

8 years ago

A Colorful Art Project You Can Only Do In Space

Wow! That was our reaction to seeing this picture (and others) of a light show aboard the International Space Station.…

8 years ago