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Report from Space Environment Utilization Working Group (SEUWG) at the 25th APRSAF, in Singapore

Report from Space Environment Utilization Working Group (SEUWG) at the 25th APRSAF, in Singapore Last Updated: December 11, 2018 The 25th session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-25) was successfully convened at Sheraton Towers Singapore from November 6 to 9, 2018. The Space Environment Utilization Working Group (SEUWG) [PDF: 61KB] and the Kibo-ABC […]

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Kibo-ABC Members Participated in the Special Lecture of the "Protein Crystal Growth" Experiment

Kibo-ABC Members Participated in the Special Lecture of the “Protein Crystal Growth” Experiment Last Updated: November 29, 2018 Dr. Yoshizaki (Credit: JAXA) Dr. Izumi Yoshizaki, the project manager of the JAXA Protein Crystal Growth project (JAXA PCG), joined the Kibo-ABC regular monthly web conference on September 27th to give a special lecture on the PCG […]

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Presentations to be delivered at AMS 2018 on the current status of Kibo utilization research and the experimental equipment on board

Presentations to be delivered at AMS 2018 on the current status of Kibo utilization research and the experimental equipment on board Last Updated: November 12, 2018 The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will make two presentations at the 12th Asian Microgravity Symposium (AMS 2018) which will be held in Zhuhai of Guangdong, China, from 12th […]

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Reentry of KOUNOTORI7 was confirmed

Reentry of KOUNOTORI7 was confirmed Last Updated: November 11, 2018 The reentry of the H-II Transfer Vehicle KOUNOTORI7(HTV7) into Earth’s atmosphere was comfirmed. HTV Mission Control Room during the reentry of KOUNOTORI7 at the Tsukuba Space Center (Credit: JAXA) *All times are Japan Standard Time (JST. UTC + 9 hours) Let’s block ads! (Why?) To […]

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KOUNOTORI7 finished final de-orbit maneuver for reentry

KOUNOTORI7 finished final de-orbit maneuver for reentry Last Updated: November 11, 2018 At 6:14 a.m. on November 11, KOUNOTORI7(HYV7) performed the third de-orbit maneuver for reentry into Earth’s atmosphere. All maneuver were completed norminal. *All times are Japan Standard Time (JST. UTC + 9 hours) Let’s block ads! (Why?) To source

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KOUNOTORI7 Leaves the ISS

KOUNOTORI7 Leaves the ISS Last Updated: November 8, 2018 KOUNOTORI7 being released by the SSRMS (Credit: JAXA/NASA) Captured by the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS), KOUNOTORI7(HTV7) was moved to the releasing point below the station and released into orbit at 01:50 a.m., November 8. After the HTV7 release, between the ISS, HTV Flight Control […]

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Malaysian Samples Handed Over to JAXA, Exposure Experiments on ExHAM starts next spring

Malaysian Samples Handed Over to JAXA, Exposure Experiments on ExHAM starts next spring Last Updated: November 8, 2018 On November 2, 2018, Dr. Noramaliza Mohd Noor, a senior lecturer of Universiti Putra Malaysia, handed over samples of the Material Exposure Experiment to JAXA at the Tsukuba Space Center, while the researchers, ground operators and other […]

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The hatch of KOUNOTORI7 was closed

The hatch of KOUNOTORI7 was closed Last Updated: November 7, 2018 Hatch of the HTV7 was closed. This hach is HRSC unique structue and including HRSC itself. HRSC is installed under the white cover. (Credit: JAXA/NASA) The KOUNOTORI7 hatch closure was confirmed at 0:26 a.m., November 7. *All times are Japan Standard Time (JST. UTC […]

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MAXI's discovery and 200-day observations of MAXI J1535-571, one of the brightest X-ray novae of this century, are published in the astronomical journal of Japan!

MAXI’s discovery and 200-day observations of MAXI J1535-571, one of the brightest X-ray novae of this century, are published in the astronomical journal of Japan! Last Updated: November 2, 2018 Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)RIKENEhime University Summary A research group lead by Dr. Satoshi Nakahira, visiting researcher of JAXA from RIKEN, and Dr. Megumi Shidatsu, […]

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Kibo-ABC Member Countries' News: Asian Try Zero-G 2018 Result Meeting

Kibo-ABC Member Countries’ News: Asian Try Zero-G 2018 Result Meeting Last Updated: November 2, 2018 On the 27th of July, the proposers of eight experiments performed at Asian Try Zero-G 2018 gave presentations of their results based on the on-orbit experiment, and had a discussion with the JAXA astronaut Norishige Kanai . Approximately 100 participants […]

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Results of Protein Crystal Growth experiment in Kibo (Flash report)

Results of Protein Crystal Growth experiment in Kibo (Flash report) Last Updated: November 1, 2018 The protein crystals acquired in the High-Quality Protein Crystal Growth (PCG) experiment during Astronaut Kanai’s stay on the International Space Station (ISS) were brought back to Earth by the Dragon SpX-14 spacecraft on May 6, 2018. The crystals were handed […]

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