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[Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)] Great American Eclipse on 21 August 2017: public release of images and videos taken by the "Hinode" satellite

Aug 22, 2017 The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ/NINS), and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), release partial eclipse images and videos taken on August 22 (JST) with the solar observation satellite “Hinode”. The images and videos were taken on August 22, 2017 at 1:57 JST […]

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[ISS / Japanese Experiment Module (KIBO)] Release on updated images of Kibo's internal drone "Int-Ball" (Int-Ball Letter Vol. 3)

Release on updated images of Kibo’s internal drone “Int-Ball” (Int-Ball Letter Vol. 3) Last Updated: August 10, 2017 The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has disclosed “Int-Ball Letter” Vol. 3 in which the latest video of the Kibo’s internal drone on the International Space Station is presented. Approximately 15 cm in diameter and with 12 […]

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[Earth Observation Research Center (EORC)] “GSMaP RIKEN Nowcast” is now available

“GSMaP RIKEN Nowcast” is now available JAXA opened the website to display GSMaP RIKEN Nowcast (RNC) data, and started to distribute the GSMaP RNC data via ftp site. RIKEN Data Assimilation Research Team started to provide forecast precipitation dataset by using GSMaP, called GSMaP RNC. GSMaP RNC: RIKEN Nowcasthttp://sharaku.eorc.jaxa.jp/GSMaP_RNC/index_e.htm This website provides precipitation forecasts 6 […]

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[Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)] The night of Venus: unpredictable winds, still waves and fast-changing clouds

Aug 3, 2017 After decades of mystery, an international team led by JAXA unveils the night-side atmospheric circulation from the clouds of Venus. Long-time regarded as the twin of the Earth, Venus is the evil one compared with our planet, with surface temperatures higher than 450ºC, an overwhelming atmosphere and dense clouds of sulphuric acid […]

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[Earth Observation Research Center (EORC)] Prof. Teruyuki Nakajima, the director of EORC, was elected the 2017 Fellow by the American Geophysical Union.

Prof. Teruyuki Nakajima, the director of Earth Observation Research Center (EORC), was elected the 2017 Fellow by the American Geophysical Union. Also, he received “Yoram J. Kaufman Unselfish Cooperation in Research Award”. Prof. Teruyuki Nakajima, the director of Earth Observation Research Center (EORC), was elected the 2017 Fellow by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Also, […]

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[Earth Observation Research Center (EORC)] ALOS-2/PALSAR-2 Observation results on detachment of a large iceberg from Larsen-C Ice Shelf in Antarctic Peninsula

ALOS-2/PALSAR-2 Observation results on detachment of a large iceberg from Larsen-C Ice Shelf in Antarctic Peninsula. Posted: Jul 25, 2017, 10:30 (UTC) Larsen is one of the huge ice shelves in Antarctica. Larsen-A and -B experienced the destructions in 1995 and 2002, respectively. Larsen Ice Shelf affects the ice loss in west Antarctica and its […]

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[ISS / Japanese Experiment Module (KIBO)] Release on updated images of Kibo's internal drone "Int-Ball" (Int-Ball Letter Vol. 1)

Release on updated images of Kibo’s internal drone “Int-Ball” (Int-Ball Letter Vol. 1) Last Updated: July 25, 2017 The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will release updated images and movies of the JEM Internal Ball Camera called “Int-Ball”–its first camera drone that can record video while moving in space under remote control from the ground. […]

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