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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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