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The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is preparing to announce by the end of this year its participation in a U.S.-led project to build a manned base in a lunar orbit, its…
Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe has successfully fired a bomblike projectile at an asteroid in the first attempt at artificially forming a crater to see what lies below the surface…
The unmanned space probe Hayabusa2 has detected small amounts of minerals containing water on the surface of the asteroid Ryugu, a Japanese research team has said.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has released photographs and video showing its space probe Hayabusa2 touching down on the asteroid Ryugu.
Toyota is teaming up with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on a planned mission to the moon, with the auto giant expected to develop a lunar rover, officials and local media…
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's pinpoint landing of an asteroid probe was a technical achievement made possible only by working with the private sector to keep up with…
A probe launched by JAXA to examine the Ryugu asteroid, 300 million kilometers from Earth, for clues about the origin of life and the solar system successfully landed on the space…
Japan’s Hayabusa2 unmanned space probe began its approach Thursday toward a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar…
The Hayabusa2 unmanned probe will attempt to touch down on the asteroid Ryugu on Feb. 22, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said Wednesday.
Japanese companies are planning a variety of projects to be executed in the vastness of space.