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  • Japan shows off its space ambitions with upcoming HTV flight

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 7th, 2015

    It has been a busy week for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA ) as the country once again demonstrated its growing space prowess. The agency presented its core advancements in fields of cargo transportation and rocketry, and also showed off its persisting lunar aspirations via a rocket and its payload of the next HTV cargo craft […]

  • Japan planning to upgrade HTV cargo spacecraft

    Tomasz NowakowskiMay 23rd, 2015

    The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or “JAXA”, wants to upgrade its homegrown H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV ), also known as Kounotori, an automated cargo spacecraft used to resupply the International Space Station (ISS). On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, the country’s Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry unveiled the plan to improve the HTV craft at […]