Japanese space agency JAXA plans to land Hayabusa 2 onto an asteroid in 2018 to search for clues of how life began on Earth. Hayabusa 2 will be launched in 2014 with a view to settling on the targeted asteroid, named 1999
Get information on the Asteroid Explorer The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) performs various activities related to aerospace as an organization, from basic research in the aerospace field to development and utilization.
Artist's illustration of XCOR Aerospace's Lynx spacecraft launching with science payload. Private company XCOR Aerospace will build and launch its Lynx spacecraft from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Florida