Good bye Hitomi !

JAXA had to reconcile with sad truth – Hitomi became space debris. This is surely not good news for all organizations, which were participating in Astro-H program, but mostly for JAXA. Their most significant research satellite, which was example of JAXA ability to design, manufacture and operate large and expensive research satellites, became useless before […]

JAXA increases cooperation with UAE – new agreement already signed

JAXA and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, manufacturer of flagship Japanese rocket H-IIA, joined forces in seeking new market possibilities. On 22 March 2016 President of JAXA, Dr. Naoki Okumura and H.E Dr. Khalifa Mohammed Thani Al-Romaithi, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the UAESA (United Arab Emirates Space Agency) signed agreement which covers extending cooperation in space […]