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[ISS / Japanese Experiment Module (KIBO)] Press release announcing an experimental outcome of the CubeSat FREEDOM:

Press release announcing an experimental outcome of the CubeSat FREEDOM: Last Updated: May 19, 2017 Nakashimada Engineering Works, Ltd. and Tohoku University jointly issued a press release on March 1, 2017, announcing an experimental outcome of their 1U sized CubeSat called FREEDOM (Falling and Re-Entering Equipment called DOM), which was deployed into orbit from the […]

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[Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)] First Direct Exploration of Magnetic Fields in the Upper Solar Atmosphere – Ultraviolet spectropolarimetry opens a new window for solar physics research –

May 18, 2017 National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)Institute of Space and Astronautical Science / Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (ISAS/JAXA)National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA/MSFC)Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC)Institut D’Astrophysique Spatiale (IAS) Polarization spectra of the hydrogen Lyman-α line from the Sun taken by theCLASP sounding rocket experiment for […]

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[Earth Observation Research Center (EORC)] Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Products (Version 5) Release

May 9, 2017 (JST)Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Products (Version 5) Release JAXA and NASA have started to provide a new version (Version 5) of Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) standard products. The following GPM products were started updating to product version 5 (V05A) from May 9th, 2017.The data from March 2014 will […]

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[JAXA President Monthly Press Conference] JAXA President Monthly Press Conference April 2017

[JAXA President Monthly Press Conference] JAXA President Monthly Press Conference April 2017

JAXA President Monthly Press Conference Speech Abstracts by Naoki Okumura, President of JAXADate and time: From 1:30 – 2:00 p.m. on April 7 (Fri), 2017Venue: JAXA Tokyo Office Presentation Room (B1 floor)MC: Yoshikazu Shoji, Director, Public Affairs Department April, New Japanese Fiscal Year Starts This April marks the beginning of the final year of the […]

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[Interview] Opening the Gates to Space Simonetta Di Pippo Director United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

For more than 50 years, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) has played an important role in the development of a legal regime for space activities, known as space law; in the spread of new science and technology resulting from space activities; and in the promotion of international cooperation in the space […]

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[Employment Opportunities] Position Available: Internship 2017

[Employment Opportunities] Position Available: Internship 2017

JAXA is looking for talented and motivated individuals who are willing to work at the frontline of Japanese space development, space science and aviation technology. The following position openings are already closed. You can take a look at them as a reference. We are looking to recruit people who understand the roles of the Institute […]

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[Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)] Subaru Telescope Detects the Shadow of a Gas Cloud in an Ancient Proto-supercluster

Mar 29, 2017 The Subaru Telescope Suprime-Cam image used in this work. Neutral hydrogen gas distribution is superposed on the Subaru image. The red color indicates denser regions of the neutral hydrogen gas. Cyan squares correspond to member galaxies in the proto-supercluster, while objects without cyan squares are foreground galaxies and stars. The distribution of […]

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