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[International Space Station / Japanese Experiment Module (KIBO)] Space Aging experiment has started on Kibo

Space Aging experiment has started on Kibo Last Updated: May 22, 2015 JAXA’s life science experiment “Study of the effects of space flight on the aging of C. elegans* (Space Aging)” has started on the Japanese Experiment Module, “Kibo.” *Principal Investigator: Yoko Honda, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology Space Aging experiment aims to elucidate how […]

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[Aeronautical Technology Directorate] [FEATHER] JAXA completes successful flight tests on its electric propulsion system for aircraft

April 6, 2015 JAXA completes successful flight tests on its electric propulsion system for aircraft JAXA performed final flight tests on its electric propulsion system for aircraft in the FEATHER project in February 2015 at the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s Gifu Air Base.For the final tests, JAXA brought the electric motor-driven glider that it had […]

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[International Space Station / Japanese Experiment Module (KIBO)] JAXA Astronaut Activity Report, February 2015

JAXA Astronaut Activity Report, February, 2015 Last Updated: May 11, 2015 This is JAXA’s Japanese astronaut activity report for February, 2015. Astronaut Kimiya Yui continues training for his upcoming long-duration ISS mission Astronaut Kimiya Yui, who was assigned as a crew member for the Expedition 44/45 mission to the International Space Station (ISS), underwent training […]

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