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2024.5.10

JAXA Space Exploration Symposium to take place on June 12

  The yearly event "JAXA Space Exploration Symposium" will take place on June 12, 2024 (JST). Participate and learn about Japan/JAXA's space exploration intiatives. To know more about the program and online participation, please clic the image above to access the event webpage.

2024.4.11

NASA and Japanese Government sign the Implementing Arrangement concerning Lunar Surface Exploration using the Pressurized Rover

  On April 10 (April 9 in US), 2024, the “Implementing Arrangement between the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the United States of America concerning Lunar Surface Exploration using the Pressurized Rover” was signed by NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT), Masahito Moriyama.

2024.4.4

Japanese Instrument Selected as one of the First Lunar Instruments for Artemis Crewed Mission

  On March 26, 2024, NASA announced the selection of three instruments to be deployed on the lunar surface by astronauts during the first Artemis crewed mission. The Lunar Dielectric Analyzer (LDA) proposed by a team led by the University of Tokyo was selected as one of the first three instruments to be deployed on the Moon.

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