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[International Space Station / Japanese Experiment Module (KIBO)] First experiment using the Exposed Experiment Handrail Attachment Mechanism (ExHAM) started

First experiment using the Exposed Experiment Handrail Attachment Mechanism (ExHAM) started Last Updated: June 8, 2015 Airlock’s slide table being extended to the EF (Credit: JAXA/NASA) ExHAM being attached to the handrail on the EF (Credit: JAXA/NASA) On May 26, 2015, the first experiment using JAXA’s new experiment device, the Experiment Handrail Attachment Mechanism (ExHAM) […]

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[Gender Equality Office] From the Director of the Gender Equality Office

After being selected as an organization promoting the Program to Support Research Activities of Female Researchers implemented by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), JAXA established a Gender-Equality Promotion Office in October 2013. Since then, the Office has worked actively to support child care and elderly nursing for family members of […]

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[JAXA President Monthly Press Conference] JAXA President Monthly Regular Press Conference May 2015

JAXA President Monthly Regular Press Conference Date and time: From 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. on May 14 (Thu.), 2015Venue: JAXA Tokyo Office Presentation Room (B1 floor)MC: Shigeki Kamigaichi, JAXA Public Affairs Department Director Astronaut Yui’s space trip on the Soyuz Spacecraft (43S/TMA-17M) was postponed. The new launch schedule is currently targeted for the latter part […]

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[Project Topics] IKAROS enters hibernation mode for 5th time

In Operation May 29, 2015 Updated IKAROS enters hibernation mode for 5th time JAXA has been confirming the status of the Small Solar Power Sail Demonstrator “IKAROS” by receiving data from it since April 2015, when the IKAROS woke up from its hibernation mode. We, however, could not receive radio waves from the IKAROS on […]

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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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