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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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[International Cooperation] Dr. Horikawa Publishes on IAPS Dialogue

Topics List Jul. 19, 2017 UpdatedDr. Horikawa Publishes on IAPS Dialogue The piece contributed by Dr. Horikawa, former JAXA technical counselor, got published on IAPS Dialogue. (Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies, The University of Nottingham) In the piece themed “The Race for Asian Space Collaboration”, Horikawa notes “Utilizing space applications for sustainable development of […]

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First disclosure of images taken by the JEM Kibo's internal drone "Int-Ball"

First disclosure of images taken by the JEM Kibo’s internal drone “Int-Ball” Last Updated: July 14, 2017 The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has for the first time disclosed images and movies taken by the JEM Internal Ball Camera called “Int-Ball”-its first camera drone that can record video while moving in space under remote control […]

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JAXA, Tohoku University and Hokkaido University on Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement on ISS/Kibo Microsatellite deployment Projects

JAXA, Tohoku University and Hokkaido University on Comprehensive Cooperation Agreement on ISS/Kibo Microsatellite deployment Projects Last Updated: July 14, 2017 March 10th, 2017 National Research and Development Agency Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Tohoku University Hokkaido University JAXA, Tohoku University and Hokkaido University made a comprehensive agreement on the promotion of microsatellites. Through the agreement […]

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[ISS / Japanese Experiment Module (KIBO)] Successful deployment of five "BIRDS project" CubeSats from the "Kibo"

Successful deployment of five “BIRDS project” CubeSats from the “Kibo” Last Updated: July 7, 2017 On July 7, 2017, from 5:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. , a total of five “BIRDS project” CubeSats were successfully deployed from the Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo”. Deployments of CubeSats (Credit: JAXA/NASA) The Joint Global Multi-Nation Birds Satellite project acronym […]

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Space mice and normalcy of spermatozoa DNA preserved long-term onboard "Kibo" on the International Space Station-Demonstrating the potential of mankind's reproduction in space-

Space mice and normalcy of spermatozoa DNA preserved long-term onboard “Kibo” on the International Space Station-Demonstrating the potential of mankind’s reproduction in space- Last Updated: July 6, 2017 National University Corporation University of YamanashiNational Research and Development Agency, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency 【Overview】 The research group led by Sayaka Wakayama (specially appointed assistant professor), Teruhiko […]

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