JAXA Series: Part 1 – Searching for the Origins of the Universe

This webinar, part of a series of introducing the exciting work of JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, introduced JAXA’s aims and activities and looked ahead to the then imminent return of the asteroid explorer Hayabusa2.

As Japan’s national aerospace and space agency, JAXA is responsible for research and technology development in the fields of space and aviation. Its missions include asteroid exploration, the launch of earth observation satellites into orbit, and participation in international space exploration projects.