Tag: JAXA

Toyota Lunar Rover Would Be The Center Piece Of The Future JAXA Moon Mission

Nonetheless, sending people to the moon requires a lot of planning and specialized equipment. In the next Japanese moon mission,…

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Hayabusa-2 Probe’s Celebratory Selfie Captured A Mysterious Smudge on Asteroid Ryugu

The so-called asteroid Ryugu received a visit from the Hayabusa-2 (which translates to Peregrine falcon 2) spacecraft recently. The Hayabusa-2…

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Hayabusa-2 Landed On Asteroid Ryugu

According to JAXA (Japanese Space Agency), the probe the agency sent to sample the soil of Asterid Ryugu, a distant…

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BepiColombo Mission To Mercury To Start Using The Most Powerful Ion Engines Ever Built

While many spacecraft used ion engines, none of those were as powerful as the engines of BepiColombo, the mission to…

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Hayabusa-2 Mission To Land on Asteroid Ryugu Delayed by JAXA Until 2019

In a recent press release, JAXA (The¬†Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) announced that the Hayabusa-2 mission to land on Asteroid Ryugu…

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ESA’s BepiColombo Mission To Mercury Will Launch On October 19th

The European Space Agency (ESA) has planned the launch of the BepiColombo mission on the morning of October 19th, 2018….

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