#Japan

Japan’s moon rover is a … Toyota?

7 days ago — 1 min 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

3 weeks ago — 1 min 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

1 year ago — 0.5 min 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

1 year ago — 0.5 min 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

2 years ago — 1 min 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...

Japan plans to put a man on moon by 2030

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Today Japan revealed its ambitious plan to put an astronaut on the Moon by 2030. A new proposal from the country's space agency would see astronaut venturing beyond the International...