Japan wants to take autonomous construction extraterrestrial

Posted in Science on 21st Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

JAXA is looking to take autonomous construction technology to the undeveloped plains of the Moon and Mars.

Japanese satellite Hitomi: Lost in space?

Posted in Science on 30th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Dozens of Japanese scientists and engineers are scrambling to save a satellite, and more than a quarter of a billion dollars of investment, tumbling out of control in space.

DIAS teams up with Japan for space telescope mission

Posted in Featured, Hardware on 31st Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has teamed up with the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) to launch a new powerful space telescope into orbit.

First commercial launch for Japan's H-IIA rocket platform

Posted in Science on 25th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Although it is the first commercial launch for the launch system, the H-IIA first flew in 2001 and has been used to launch numerous satellites.

Study suggests an even distribution of elements in the universe

Posted in Featured, Science on 29th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The chemical composition of the Universe is well mixed, and that the mechanisms that determined the composition of our galaxy are in effect throughout the universe.