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01.17.17
Gravity wave ripples across Venus' hellish atmosphere
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Gravity wave ripples across Venus' hellish atmosphere

Spotted by Japan's Akatsuki spacecraft, it was likely whipped up by 250 mph winds.

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01.15.17
Japan's experimental mini rocket launch ends in failure
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Japan's experimental mini rocket launch ends in failure

It was supposed to break new ground, but only highlighted problems with the space program.

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12.13.16
Japanese cargo ship set to dock with the ISS at 4:30 AM ET
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Japanese cargo ship set to dock with the ISS at 4:30 AM ET

A welcome site after Russia's Progress 65 blew up en route to the station.

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12.11.16
Japanese spacecraft lifts off with ISS supplies on board
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Japanese spacecraft lifts off with ISS supplies on board

JAXA loaded its spacecraft with 4.5 tons of food and other cargo.

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07.07.16
Hitomi observed the Perseus galaxy cluster before it died
07.07.16

Hitomi observed the Perseus galaxy cluster before it died

Scientists used the info to figure out why it doesn't have as many stars as they thought.

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04.17.16
Venus probe's first detailed results reveal strange clouds
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Venus probe's first detailed results reveal strange clouds

Akatsuki nearly didn't make it, but it's already shedding light on our nearest planetary neighbor.

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