Japanese Space Development Japanese
Japanese Space Development was formerly executed by National Space Development Agency (NASDA), Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), and National Areospace Laboratory of Japan(NAL). These three Agencies had been consolidated to Japan Aerospace eXploration Agency (JAXA) in Oct. 2003. Japan launched 297 satellites till end of 2023 including communications company's and universities' satellites. See Satellite List
Please see each Mission Corner

1.Launch Vehicles

2.Human Space Activities

3.Space Science

4.Telecommunications Satellites

5.Earth Observation Satellites

6.Engineering Satellite


International Space Year

This Stamp shows several Space Projects of Japan.
Left Front :
Advanced Earth Observation Satellite (ADEOS = MIDORI)
Left Back :
H-2 Orbiting Plane (HOPE)
Right Front :
Direct Broadcasting Satellite (BS-3 = YURI)
Right Back :
International Space Station

(Japan, 1992, SC#2134-35)
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