After the successful H2A rocket launch, Japan hopes to achieve a high-precision landing using technology that could also apply to future manned Mars missions.
Autonomous robots could play a crucial role in constructing a lunar base, which would be indispensable for sustaining human activity.
Samples collected from asteroid Ryugu by Hayabusa2 contain RNA base uracil and remnants of liquid water — shedding light on the origins of life.
JAXA should make the recruitment intervals for new astronauts in its manned space exploration program shorter and more regular.
The H3 rocket being developed by JAXA and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is at the frontier of commercially available space technology.
But, before that, a thorough investigation into what caused the last-minute glitch of the H3 rocket must be conducted by JAXA.
With a revolutionary design concept based on cost-efficiency, JAXA's H3 rocket aims to bring Japan to the forefront of the growing global space industry.
The world's smallest spacecraft, OMOTENASHI, is packed with the dreams and technology of researchers who have persisted in aiming for the moon.
Samples from Ryugu sent back to earth by Hayabusa2 have led to startling discoveries about the power of cosmic rays and the makeup of asteroids.
JAXA should turn the failure of the Epsilon-6 rocket launch into a lesson for technological innovation that can catch up with the West.
Research institutes around the world analyzing the asteroid’s sand samples have found more than 20 kinds of amino acids, the building blocks of life.
~Japan can become a pioneer of space science if it continues its successes with its unparalleled sample return technology~ With the return of the...