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Oct 03, 2018
Tiny asteroid lander MASCOT warms up for its bumpy landing onto asteroid RyuguMASCOT will have 16 hours after landing to take all the measurements it can from Ryugu’s surface.
Sep 23, 2018
Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe successfully lands two rovers on asteroid RyuguThe rovers are together known as MINERVA-II1, the world's first mobile robot to land on an asteroid.
Sep 21, 2018
Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe sends tiny hopping robots towards massive asteroidIf successful, the rovers will conduct the first moving, robotic study of an asteroid surface.
Jun 27, 2018
Japan space probe Hayabusa2 reaches asteroid Ryugu in search for origin of lifeHayabusa 2 has reached an asteroid 300 million kilometres away to collect information about the birth of the solar system
Jan 18, 2018
Japan successfully launches a new Earth observation satellite with X-band radar for capturing high-res terrain imagesASNARO-2, satellite developed by Japanese tech firm NEC, will perform Earth-observation tasks for five years from its orbit at an altitude of about 500 km
Nov 21, 2017
JAXA's MMX sample return mission to the Martian moons to be equipped with the MEGANE instrument by NASAThe instrument, a sophisticated neutron and gamma-ray spectrograph, will shed light on when and how the small moons of Mars formed.
Oct 15, 2017
Tiny solar flares could be the reason why the Sun's atmosphere is hotter than the surface: StudyThe corona is hundreds to thousands of times hotter than the Sun's visible surface, the photosphere.
Oct 10, 2017
Japan succesfully launches satellites to improve its GPS and communications services during disastersThis is the second system that Japan launches as part of its Quasi-Zenith Satellite Systems, which operate at an altitude of between 33,000 and 39,000 kilometre above the earth.
Aug 20, 2017
Japan launches satellite to improve the precision of the global positioning systemJapan on Saturday put the third of its new quasi-zenith satellites into orbit to help improve the precision of the global positioning system.
Jul 19, 2017
Japanese space agency releases images and videos captured by Int-Ball, a zero gravity drone in the ISSThe Int-Ball is the first drone of its kind that can record videos in space while being operated from ground stations.