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JAXA H-IIA IGS Optical 6

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert: Monday, February 26 at 23:34 EST (04:34 UTC on the 27th), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 38 … Continue reading

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JAXA H-IIA to Launch GCOM-C & SLATS

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert: Friday, December 22, 2017 at 20:26 EDT (01:26 UTC on the 23rd), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch Vehicle … Continue reading

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JAXA H-IIA to Launch Michibiki 4 Communication Satellite

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert (UPDATE!): Monday, October 9, 2017 at 18:00 EDT (22:00 UTC), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 36 … Continue reading

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JAXA H-IIA to Launch Michibiki 3 Communication Satellite

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert (UPDATE!): Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 01:00 EDT (05:00 UTC), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 35 … Continue reading

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JAXA READIES SECOND MISSION TO LAND ON AN ASTEROID AND RETURN SAMPLES

Image Credit & Copyright: JAXA of H-IIA F21 (image P100006742).  See below for launch, mission and rocket information to include many links. Saturday, November 29 at 23:24 EST (04:24 UTC on the 30th) the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will … Continue reading

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HUBBLE & SUBARU IMAGE A STELLAR BIRTH

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) and NAOJ Here’s an image released a couple years back of the beautifully violent Sharpless 2-106 or S106 for short.  This is a team effort, combining Hubble space telescope … Continue reading

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LAUNCH OF JAXA’S H-IIA ROCKET WITH ALOS 2

LAUNCH OF JAXA’S H-IIA ROCKET WITH ALOS 2 Here’s the launch of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) H-IIA rocket designated F-24 with the Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS-2) satellite. Launch took place on May 24, 2014 at 0305 UTC … Continue reading

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