Japanese Space Agency bomb asteroid

11 months ago — Quick Read

Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa2 has successfully dropped a cricket-ball sized bomb onto 162173 Ryugu to better understand the origins of our Solar System. At 03:13 am today Hayabusa2 approached the asteroid;...

Japan’s moon rover is a … Toyota?

11 months ago — Quick Read

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has revealed it is teaming up with car maker Toyota to create the pressurized vehicle needed to transport two astronauts across 10,000 kilometres of...

Japan’s Hayabusa-2 spacecraft reveals touch down marks

12 months ago — Quick Read

The Japanese space agency (Jaxa) has just released new images from Hayabusa-2 showing a dark splodge where it touched down on the surface of an asteroid last week. Hayabusa-2 touched...

Japanese Exoskeleton gets FDA Approval

2 years ago — Quick Read

A Japanese robotics company has gained approval from the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin offering its HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb) lower-body exoskeleton to patients.

Sony revives Aibo robot dog after 11 year wait

2 years ago — Quick Read

Sony shelved its original line of tech pets 11 years ago; this week the tech giant breathed new life into its Aibo robotic dog, releasing a new - and much...

How Japan’s adorable zero-gravity space drone navigates ISS

3 years ago — Quick Read

There is no denying that Japans Aerospace Exploration Agencies (JAXA) JEM Internal Ball Camera is cute but the tiny space drone is packed full of some interesting engineering. Your browser...