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We May All Be Aliens, And the Japanese Have the Scoop
We May All Be Aliens, And the Japanese Have the Scoop

16 Aug 2022, 13:50 UTC / A new paper on the study of asteroid Ryugu shows the rock came from the outer solar system, and contains traces of elements needed for life to happen

 
Japan Finds Traces of Organic Matter on an Asteroid, The Building Blocks of Life on Earth
Japan Finds Traces of Organic Matter on an Asteroid, The Building Blocks of Life on Earth

14 Jun 2022, 09:29 UTC / The Japanese Space Agency publishes the first results of its research on asteroid Ryugu samples, initial details paint an incredible picture

 
Japan Will Send Real-Life Transformer to the Moon in Star Wars-Like Lunar Droid
Japan Will Send Real-Life Transformer to the Moon in Star Wars-Like Lunar Droid

29 Mar 2022, 11:48 UTC / The SORA-Q robot was co-developed by a company called TakaraTomy, best known for creating the original Transformers toys

 
Nissan Aims for the Moon With New Lunar Rover Concept Built With JAXA
Nissan Aims for the Moon With New Lunar Rover Concept Built With JAXA

2 Dec 2021, 08:24 UTC / The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Nissan have teamed up to build a new lunar rover vehicle, with battery-electric power and e-4ORCE technology

 
NASA Brings In the Japanese to Help With the X-59 Supersonic Aircraft
NASA Brings In the Japanese to Help With the X-59 Supersonic Aircraft

14 Oct 2021, 15:34 UTC / The Japanese space agency (JAXA) announced this week it came on board the ship NASA and Boeing are taking towards creating a new supersonic aircraft

 
Japan Tests Explosion-Powered Rocket for the First Time in Space, Is a Success
Japan Tests Explosion-Powered Rocket for the First Time in Space, Is a Success

19 Aug 2021, 23:40 UTC / For the first time, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has successfully demonstrated the efficiency of a rotating detonation engine in space.

 
Honda and JAXA to Create a "Renewable Energy System" in Space
Honda and JAXA to Create a "Renewable Energy System" in Space

14 Jun 2021, 13:37 UTC / Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Honda announced on June 14th plans to build a renewable energy system in space.

 
Japan to Send a Robot Ball to the Moon as Early as Next Year
Japan to Send a Robot Ball to the Moon as Early as Next Year

29 May 2021, 11:40 UTC / JAXA has revealed its design for a new robot that is set to land on the Moon next year. It will help scientists prepare for Lunar Cruiser's future mission

 
Japanese Space Agency to Make the Systems for the Lunar Space Station Habitat
Japanese Space Agency to Make the Systems for the Lunar Space Station Habitat

13 Jan 2021, 15:40 UTC / NASA and its Japanese counterpart, JAXA, agree to a collaboration for the systems that will be used to make the Gateway lunar station functional

 
Toyota Reveals Pressurized Moon Rover Designed for JAXA
Toyota Reveals Pressurized Moon Rover Designed for JAXA

13 Mar 2019, 09:46 UTC / The rover will have an enclosed body capable of providing all the needed functions for the crew to survive without the need for them to be equipped with suits

 
Japanese Robots Touch Down on Asteroid, Send Back Photos
Japanese Robots Touch Down on Asteroid, Send Back Photos

24 Sep 2018, 12:06 UTC / The Hayabusa2 mission is off to a flying start on the asteroid Ryugu, as this weekend two tiny robots landed on the rock