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HTV8 media briefing at Tanegashima Space Center

HTV8 media briefing at Tanegashima Space Center Last Updated: July 19, 2019 HTV8(Credit: JAXA, photograped in the TNSC SFA2) On July 19th, the H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV8) “KOUNOTORI8” was unveiled to media at JAXA’s Tanegashima Space Center (TNSC) along with the briefing of its upcoming mission. Many journalists gathered to take the opportunity to see […]

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World's first long-term habitation of mice on the International Space Station in a gravitational environment simulating the Moon! — A first step toward expanding human activities into deep space.

World’s first long-term habitation of mice on the International Space Station in a gravitational environment simulating the Moon! — A first step toward expanding human activities into deep space. Last Updated: July 1, 2019 You may believe that the entire space is “zero gravity.” The fact is not like that. The gravity on the Moon […]

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Four CubeSats successfully deployed from "Kibo"!

Four CubeSats successfully deployed from “Kibo”! Last Updated: June 25, 2019 On June 17, four CubeSats were deployed from the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) “Kibo”: NepaliSat-1 co-developed by the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) and the Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech), Raavana-1 co-developed by the Arthur C Clarke Institute of Modern Technologies (ACCIMT), […]

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Protein Crystal Growth Experiment of Thailand will start! – Aiming for the development of a new antimalarial medicine –

Protein Crystal Growth Experiment of Thailand will start! – Aiming for the development of a new antimalarial medicine – Last Updated: June 18, 2019 GISTDA (Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency)and JAXA signed an agreement to conduct Thailand’s first space experiment: The PROTEIN CRYSTAL GROWTH EXPERIMENT on the International Space Station .On June 17, 2019, […]

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Successful Deployment of SpooQy-1 from Kibo!

Successful Deployment of SpooQy-1 from Kibo! Last Updated: June 18, 2019 A CubeSat (‘SpooQy-1 ‘) developed by students of the National University of Singapore (NUS) was launched to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the Cygnus NG-11 cargo vehicle on April 17, 2019 from the Wallops Flight Facility. Fig 1. The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket […]

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Malaysian Material Exposure Experiment Started On-orbit ISS!

Malaysian Material Exposure Experiment Started On-orbit ISS! Last Updated: June 14, 2019 Researchers from the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and the National Space Agency of Malaysia (ANGKASA) launched an experiment to the International Space Station (ISS) via SpaceX Dragon CRS-17 cargo spacecraft aboard the Falcon-9 rocket from the US Air Force Base in Cape Canaveral, […]

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