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JAXA’s Akatsuki Probe reaches Venus

It’s been six months since the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched the Akatsuki probe the Tanegashima spaceport in Kagoshima Prefecture. The spacecraft which is...

Japan’s Akatsuki Probe on its way to Venus

A few days ago the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launched the Akatsuki probe from the Tanegashima spaceport in Kagoshima Prefecture. The Venus Climate Orbitor a...

JAXA’s Venus Climate Orbiter Mission

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has been very active lately and will be well into the new year. Just before their plan to launch a...

Japan to Launch a Dozen Fish into Orbit

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency along with about 2 dozen other research organizations and universities has plans for a very “fishy” experiment in space. 12...

Japan to Launch Cargo Ship into Space

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is getting ready to launch it’s first unmanned spacecraft. The HTV-1 cargo ship is expected to launched to the International...

Lunar Orbiter Kaguya’s Mission ends

Japan’s Kaguya probe was launched in late 2007. It’s official name was Selenological and Engineering Explorer (SELENE) and it was produced by the the Japan...

Japan launches Kizuna

Japan has been launching satellite after satellite over the past few years. I have been on top of a few of those launches which include...

Japan’s Kaguya now in Orbit

Japans aim of sending a man to the moon by 2020 is well underway. The recently launched Kaguya probe, which is named after a fairytale...