jp/lp/jaxa06/) which said the tests will be carried out at the JAXA
Tsukuba Space Center.
The same area surveyed by JAXA
also happens to be where NASA conducted studies with a mission called GRAIL (Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory).
It will have an automatic charging feature which JAXA
hopes will give it a bit of autonomy.
The two-day international conference is being attended by representatives from national and international partner organizations such as International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency - JAXA
, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Provincial Disaster Management Authorities (PDMAs), Federal
The launch came after JAXA
postponed the previous attempt on Aug.
Kirobo — derived from the Japanese words for "hope" and "robot" — was among five tons of supplies and machinery on a rocket launched Sunday from Tanegashima in southwestern Japan, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA
Around 16 minutes after launch the South Korean KOMPSAT-3 multipurpose observation satellite developed by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute separated from the rocket, JAXA
said in a release.
The space agency, or JAXA
, said it developed the camera to equip it with the country's next-generation X-ray astronomy satellite and improved its radiation detection sensor for ground use.
says M'bishi Electric scandal could affect space launch
Higuchi told AA on Tuesday that JAXA
contacted Turkish officials regarding the establishment of a space institution in Turkey, and they would cooperate with Turkey.
If the rocket is struck by lightning, onboard electronic devices could develop problems, said the agency, also known as JAXA
AoReally, when we saw it land, we could not believe what had happened,Ao said Norimitsu Kamimori, the Washington representative of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA