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JAXA H-IIA to Launch IGS Radar 5 for the Japanese Government

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert: Friday, March 17, 2017 at 01:20 UTC (21:20 EDT on the 16th), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch … Continue reading

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JAXA H-IIA to Launch Japanese Ministry of Defense Satellite

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Tuesday, January 24 at 07:44 UTC (02:44 EST), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 32 (F32) flying in … Continue reading

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Japan Readies the Sixth White Stork for ISS Resupply

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert: Friday, December 9, at 13:26 UTC (08:26 EST & 22:26 JST) the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will be launching the Mitsubishi heavy lift H-2B F6 (H-IIB F6) rocket … Continue reading

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JAXA HTV-5 ISS Resupply Flight This Weekend

Images Credit & Copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). On Sunday, August 16, at 12:58 UTC (08:58 EDT & 21:58 JST) the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will be launching the Mitsubishi heavy lift H-2B F5 (H-IIB F5) rocket carrying … Continue reading

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JAXA H-IIA Launch of IGS Optical 5 Spy Satellite

Image Credit & Copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Thursday, March 26 at 01:00 UTC (21:00 EDT on the 25th), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 28 … 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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