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Showing posts with label Japan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Japan. Show all posts

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Japanese Probe Makes Asteroid Touchdown After 4-Year Space Chase


Japanese Probe Makes Asteroid Touchdown After 4-Year Space Chase


Article Excerpt: "... Hayabusa 2’s project manager, Yuichi Tsuda, said at a briefing ahead of the landing. “This is pretty rudimentary, but we think it counts as a first step toward resource mining in space..."


Reference: www.bloomberg.com

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Japanese rocket loses thrust, explodes after takeoff


Japanese rocket loses thrust, explodes after takeoff


Article Excerpt: "... What was expected to be Japan's first privately developed rocket to reach outer space burst into flames shortly after takeoff, leaving officials at Interstellar Technologies Inc. puzzled about what went wrong. The unmanned ..."


Reference: www.upi.com