TOKYO — The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is conducting in-orbit demonstration of key components and new elemental technologies using microsatellite as part of the development of innovative basic satellite-related technologies shown in the Basic Space Plan.
We are promoting the “Innovative Satellite Technology Demonstration Program” with the aim of implementing the above in a timely and inexpensive manner.
We are pleased to inform you that we have selected one additional demonstration theme below.
|Classification||Recruitment Issues||Theme Name||Proposing Organization|
|Main Reasons for Selection|
|Microsatellite||Demonstration of technology and concept to create new space utilization market in Japan and overseas by new space utilization business concept||Debris capture technology demonstration using space tether technology||Shizuoka University|
|The business of utilizing debris as a recycling resource is novel. |
We can expect continuous human resource development in collaboration with space ventures.
In the future, we will proceed with preparations such as concluding necessary arrangements, technical adjustments, and safety examinations for the launch.