The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), in partnership with NASA, launched a new weather satellite from Tanegashima Space Center early in the morning of February 28. The four-ton spacecraft ... more 
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), in partnership with NASA, launched a new weather satellite from Tanegashima Space Center early in the morning of February 28. The four-ton spacecraft launched aboard a Japanese H-IIA rocket. “With this launch, we have taken another giant leap in providing the world with an unprecedented picture of our planet’s rain and snow,” said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center less 
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