Japan's asteroid explorer Hayabusa 2 sets off on six-year round trip journey
Japan's asteroid explorer Hayabusa 2 sets off on six-year round trip journey

Japan on Wednesday launched its second-generation asteroid explorer Hayabusa 2, kicking off the country's second mission to collect asteroid samples that scientists hope will help unveil the origins of life.

US-Japan joint rain radar mission to end next year

 After 17 years of groundbreaking 3-D images of rain and storms, the joint NASA and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) will come to an end next year, the US space agency said in a statement.

NASA releases Global Precipitation Measurement data for public
NASA releases Global Precipitation Measurement data for public

US space agency, NASA has released the most accurate and comprehensive collection of rain, snowfall and other types of precipitation data ever assembled to public.

NASA satellite low on fuel to fall soon
NASA satellite low on fuel to fall soon

A NASA satellite launched in 1997 to measure precipitation over the tropics will fall down soon.

How a cyclone looks from space in 3D!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

JAXA applies to Guinness for recognition of Hayabusa flight

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

Moonbell – the way to make sweet music from Moon!

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.