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Jul 02, 2017
Japan's JAXA to put an astronaut on moon by 2030NASA and other global space agencies are working hard on sending astronauts to Mars by the 2030s. In March, the US Congress passed a bill, signed by President Donald Trump, directing NASA to send a manned mission to Mars in 2033.
Jun 01, 2017
Japan launches new satellite to improve communications and GPS accuracyJapan launched the latest version of the H-IIA rocket with the Michibiki 2 communications satellite on board from the Tanegashima Island space centre.
Feb 13, 2017
Isro PSLV-C37 launch: How Antrix compares to other satellite launch servicesIsro has a reliable and cheap launch vehicle to put into low earth orbit a large number of very small satellites.
Feb 07, 2017
Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle Kounotori 6 fails to deploy magnetic tether to clear junk in earth orbitAn experimental Japanese probe, Kounotori 6, has failed in its mission to clear space junk from the Earths orbit, media reported.
Jan 16, 2017
Communication failure forces the Japanese space agency to abort the launch of its mini rocketJapan’s space agency (Jaxa) has had to abort the launch of its mini rocket, the SS-520, yesterday.
Dec 05, 2016
JAXA is going to test removing orbital debris in collaboration with a company that makes fishing netsThe KITE experiment consists of an Electrodynamic tether (EDT), a propulsion system that can accelerate space junk towards the atmosphere of the Earth.
Nov 01, 2016
NASA releases enthralling 4K fly-through of the International Space StationEquipment and containers are attached to the surfaces in all directions, which shows how claustrophobic the interiors of a space station can get.
Jun 06, 2016
Indian and French space agencies lead the push for "big space data" on climate changeISRO and CNES have invited the space agencies of more than 60 countries from around the world to agree with the ‘New Delhi Declaration’.
Aug 27, 2013
Japan's first rocket in 12 years fails to take offThe countdown for the launch of the Epsilon rocket at Japan's Uchinoura launch centre, broadcast over the Internet, went down to zero, but nothing happened.
Jun 28, 2013
Astro Boy lives! Japan to send cute anime-inspired robots into spaceRemember the anime called Astro Boy that used to air in the early 1990s? Well, a REAL robot that looks very much like the anime’s protagonist is all set