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Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

DAICHI Operations Completed

JAXA had been trying to communicate with the Advanced Land Observing Satellite “DAICHI” (ALOS) for about three weeks after its power generation anomaly on April 22, but we decided to complete its operations by sending a command...

Monday, April 25th, 2011

‘DAICHI’ (ALOS) Power Generation Anomaly

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has been operating the Advanced Land Observing Satellite ‘DAICHI” (ALOS), which has exceeded its design life of three years and its target life of five years. However, at around 7:30 a.m....

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Japanese Satellite Shuts Down While Surveying Tsunami Damage

Japan’s Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) is feared lost after abruptly powering down April 22 as it was carrying out a mapping mission of the nation’s earthquake- and tsunami-ravished coast line. Engineers at the Japan Aerospace Exploration...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Japan’s Space Contributions Helping the World

In a recent interview Keiji Tachikawa - President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) spoke about the many contributions that Japan is making in terms of space exploration and satellite imaging and sensing. These include an asteroid explorer that...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

JAXA – Contributing to the GEO Global Carbon Project

Until recently, JAXA’s contritbution to GEO had focused on disaster management, through the Sentinel Asia Project, and using mainly the Advanced Land Observing Satellite DAICHI. However, since the Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite IBUKI went into operation, JAXA...