Tag Archives: JAXA

Ariane 5 to Launch BepiColombo to Mercury

  Images credit & copyright: Arianespace. Launch Alert! Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 01:45 UTC (21:45 EDT & 18:45 PDT on the 19th) Arianespace will launch their massive Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA245 carrying the BepiColombo spacecrafts on a … Continue reading

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Japan’s ISS Resupply Mission HTV-7 “Kounotori 7 or White Stork 7”

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert: Saturday, September 22 at 17:52 UTC (13:52 EDT & 10:52 PDT), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIB (H-2B) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 7 (F7). It … Continue reading

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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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Venus as We Have Never Seen Her Before

Image credit: JAXA/ISAS/DARTS/Damia Bouic. Here are some fantastic new images of Venus as imaged in infrared by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Akatsuki Venus Climate Orbiter (also known as PLANET-C). Venus, the Roman goddess of love and beauty and … 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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Expedition 54/55 Crew Ready for Flight

Image credit & copyright: NASA/Joel Kowsky. Launch Alert! Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 02:21 EST (07:21 UTC & 13:21 Baikonur time) a Soyuz-FG rocket; MS-07 (ISS 53S or Soyuz 55) will lift off from Launch Pad 1/Launcher 5 (LC 1/5) at … 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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