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How a cyclone looks from space in 3D!

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 19:52

The first spacecraft designed to detect light rain and snowfall from space has now captured the first 3D images of precipitation on earth.

NASA teams up with JAXA to launch new satellite to measure global rain and snow

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 13:38

A Japanese H-IIA rocket with the NASA- Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory onboard, has been launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in Tanegashima, Japan to measure global rain and snow.

Japan readies hi-tech global rainfall satellite

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 18:06

Japan will launch its latest rocket early tomorrow morning, carrying a hi-tech satellite to monitor global rainfall and help meteorologists forecast big storms.

New Age snow-measuring satellite set for launch

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 21:36

Scientists are eagerly awaiting the launch of a joint US-Japan satellite mission that should provide the most detailed global measurements yet of rain and snow.

Source of space weather near Earth discovered

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 13:19

Solar storms - powerful eruptions of solar material and magnetic fields into interplanetary space - can cause what is known as "space weather" near Earth.

Japan launches its new solid-fuel Epsilon rocket

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 15:33

Japan launched Saturday its new solid-fuel rocket, the Epsilon, after a delay in late August, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said.

Japan sets new date for satellite rocket launch

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 00:00

Japan`s state-run space agency Monday said the launch of its next-generation solid-fuel rocket had been rescheduled for September 14 after the first attempt was suspended seconds before lift-off.

Indians among top contenders in Space Lab contest

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 17:27

Indian students are among the 60 finalists in a global science competition, `YouTube Space Lab`, and if they win, experiments they have designed will be conducted in space with the help of NASA, ESA and JAXA.

JAXA applies to Guinness for recognition of Hayabusa flight

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 15, 2010, 16:44

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency said it has applied the Guinness World Records to recognise one of its spacecraft`s first-ever trip to an asteroid.

Moonbell – the way to make sweet music from Moon!

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 02, 2009, 13:55

Food for thought: What would music made on the moon sound like? Stop scratching your head, for JAXA, Japan`s space exploration agency, has come up with the answer.