Iwaya Inc aims to take travelers to the stratosphere on balloons by 2023. By lowering costs, it hopes to achieve its ultimate mission of democratizing space.
ispace failed in its bid to become the first private company to land a craft on the moon, but it gained crucial data for future explorations.
Samples collected from asteroid Ryugu by Hayabusa2 contain RNA base uracil and remnants of liquid water — shedding light on the origins of life.
Hideo Itokawa was a leading aeronautical and rocket engineer. But it wasn't always smooth sailing. Failures are part and parcel of any worthwhile endeavor.
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.
Japan's ispace aims for the moon with a radical concept: to establish a lunar courier service. Its spacecraft might become Japan's first to land on the...
Meetings in Tokyo in May 2022 covered a wide range of bilateral and multilateral technological cooperation. Now it’s time to take stock of what was said.
Taiwan has relied on Japan for satellite services, and the new plans represent should help deepen semiconductor-related supply chain security ties with JAXA.
Watch for coordinated efforts to prevent China’s imposition of totalitarian technology standards and shore up supply chain resilience through the broader US-Japan relationship in 2022.
Where will our food come from, and how can we stay in shape? Can we have children, and will they grow? Astronauts are researching these questions...
How incredibly powerful is the ALMA telescope? Its sharpness is equivalent to distinguishing a 20-mm diameter 1-yen coin in Osaka from Tokyo.
The Quad’s first two leaders’ summits in 2021 have added critical and emerging technology as one of the key security issues for the United States, Japan,...