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Space

Contributing to space development

We provide cutting-edge information and communication technologies that allow satellites, probes and orbiters to reliably carry out their missions as they travel through space. Our high-performance platforms are used to build the ground-based systems that receive data transmitted from space, track control operations and process observational data.

Case Studies

The first Quasi-Zenith Satellite, 'MICHIBIKI'The first Quasi-Zenith Satellite, "MICHIBIKI"
On September 11, 2010, the first Quasi-Zenith Satellite, MICHIBIKI, was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center as the first stage of a Quasi-Zenith Satellite system...

'Hayabusa' asteroid probe"Hayabusa" asteroid probe
On 9th May 2003, the "Hayabusa" asteroid probe was launched from the Uchinoura Space Center with the aim of developing and verifying the "sample and return" technology for landing on an asteroid, collecting samples, and returning those samples to Earth...

'Ibuki' greenhouse gas observing satellite"Ibuki" greenhouse gas observing satellite
On 23rd January 2009, the "Ibuki" greenhouse gas observing satellite with the capability for high frequency and high precision measurement of carbon dioxide and methane gases, was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center...

'Kaguya' lunar orbiter"Kaguya" lunar orbiter
Understanding of the formation of the moon and planets may lead to greater comprehension of the origins of the solar system and the origins of life...

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