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August 30, 2016

University of Nairobi Team Selected for KiboCUBE Project

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) selected a team from the University of Nairobi to be the first to benefit from the UNOOSA-JAXA KiboCUBE program.

July 25, 2016

Satellites Find Source of Aurora Explosions

An international team led by Hiroshi Hasegawa and Naritoshi Kitamura (ISAS/JAXA) analyzed data taken by the U.S.-Japan collaborative GEOTAIL mission and NASA’s MMS satellites, finding that the interaction between the magnetic fields of Earth and the Sun, or more precisely the phenomenon known as “magnetic reconnection,” can feed aurora explosions.

June 13, 2016

GOSAT Records Highest Carbon Dioxide Concentrations

A recent analysis of data from the Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite “IBUKI” (GOSAT) shows that the global atmospheric monthly mean CO2 concentration observed vertically through the whole atmosphere exceeded 400 ppm in December 2015 for the first time since GOSAT was launched in 2009.

September 10, 2015

UN Office for Outer Space Affairs and JAXA Announce Launch Opportunities from the ISS for Small Satellites Built by Developing Nations

VIENNA, TOKYO, September 10, 2015 — The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) today announced the joint initiative "KiboCUBE" which will offer educational and research institutions from developing countries the opportunity to deploy cube satellites (CubeSats) from the International Space Station (ISS). CubeSats are low-cost satellites using