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Showing posts with label Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Show all posts
Showing posts with label Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). 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

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Japan Has Sent an Autonomous Drone Assistant to the International Space Station


Japan Has Sent an Autonomous Drone Assistant to the International Space Station


Article Excerpt: "... The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has sent a crew member to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a SpaceX launched rocked. The “Int-Ball,” is a spherical camera droid that takes full advantage of the gravity deficiency on the space station to zip around unencumbered by wheels or arms attached to heavy machinery ..."


Reference: futurism.com