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10.17.12
Visualized: Cubesat micro-orbiters slip into space to flash Earth in Morse code
10.17.12

Visualized: Cubesat micro-orbiters slip into space to flash Earth in Morse code

Japan's four-inch FITSAT-1 orbiters were released from Japan's Kibo laboratory on the ISS last wee...

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10.05.12
Japan's LED-stacked cubesat will burn Morse code into the heavens
10.05.12

Japan's LED-stacked cubesat will burn Morse code into the heavens

If you thought cloud writing was cool, then how about a message from space burnt into the night sk...

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03.29.11
Japan sends Kounotori 2 spacecraft on suicide mission to study re-entry process
03.29.11

Japan sends Kounotori 2 spacecraft on suicide mission to study re-entry process

An unmanned cargo ship built by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is set to go up in fl...

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09.06.10
Japan sends a ribbon into space, asks it to test the magnetic currents
09.06.10

Japan sends a ribbon into space, asks it to test the magnetic currents

Tether propulsion seems to be the OLED of the spacefaring world, carrying as it does a lot of promi...

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06.14.10
Japan's Hayabusa spacecraft returns to Earth after asteroid visit (video)
06.14.10

Japan's Hayabusa spacecraft returns to Earth after asteroid visit (video)

Japan's plans for sending robots to the moon may still have to wait another decade or so, but the c...

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