#Japan

‘Flying car’ gets off the ground

3 months ago — Long Read

SkyDrive, a Japanese flying car, has successfully completed a modest test flight with a person aboard.

World first – A.I. ‘Actress’ Cast lands Lead in $70M Sci-Fi Film

5 months ago — Quick Read

A $70 million science fiction film has cast Erica, an AI robot, in new sci-fi film 'b.'

Tokyo office brings new meaning to ‘healthy office environment’ – grows own food in vertical farm

8 months ago — Quick Read

The Tokyo headquarters of human resources company Pasona Group has used their office space to grow 200 different species of fruits, veg and rice. The crop is harvested by and...

Japanese Space Agency bomb asteroid

2 years 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?

2 years 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

2 years 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...