Nasa Team In Japan To Learn From Hayabusa2

NASA team in Japan to learn from Hayabusa2

Scientists from the US space agency NASA have been given advice by Japanese researchers on landing a probe on a rocky asteroid.

Ten members of NASA's asteroid probe team are visiting Japan. They met the Hayabusa2 project team at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA, this week.

Golf/ Nasa Hataoka Wins Kia Classic For 3rd Lpga Tour Win

GOLF/ Nasa Hataoka wins Kia Classic for 3rd LPGA Tour win

CARLSBAD, California--Nasa Hataoka won the Kia Classic on Sunday at Aviara Golf Club for her third victory in her last 16 LPGA Tour starts.

The 20-year-old Japanese player closed with a 5-under 67 for a three-stroke victory over playing partner Inbee Park, top-ranked Sung Hyun Park, Jin Young Ko, Azahara Munoz and Danielle Kang.

Japanese Engineer's Dreams Sailing Into Jupiter Orbit With Nasa's Juno Probe

Japanese engineer's dreams sailing into Jupiter orbit with NASA's Juno probeNASA's Juno probe is set to sweep into Jupiter's orbit on July 4 local time, and navigation engineer Yu Takahashi will be watching closely as it enters the gas giant's gravitational embrace.
"It's fun to know things first, before anyone else," says Takahashi, a 30-year-old native of Higashikurume, Tokyo, who now works on the Juno team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.

Nasa Firms Up Space Launch System Nanosat Manifest

NASA firms up Space Launch System nanosat manifestNASA has announced three more CubeSats which will travel on the first mission of the Space Launch System (SLS), slated for lift-off in 2018.
A total of 13 CubeSat berths are available aboard Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), which is primarily intended to dispatch an Orion capsule "to a stable orbit beyond the moon to demonstrate the integrated system performance of Orion and the SLS rocket prior to the first crewed flight".

Mazda Racers Ready For Coast-to-coast Scca And Nasa Action

Mazda Racers Ready for Coast-to-Coast SCCA and NASA Action Racers realize that on any given weekend, there are more Mazdas out and about race tracks of America than some other brand of vehicle. No spot does that tackle more prominent criticalness than the season shutting titles held by the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and the National Auto Sports Association (NASA). This impending weekend commences the first of five of the most essential days of the year for Mazda racers.

Lexus Is F Ccs-r To Rumble In 2013 Nasa 25-hours Of Thunderhill Race

Lexus IS F CCS-R Races in Pikes Peak International Hill ClimbLexus gives new meaning to the phrase “driving in to the sunset” with its first-ever participation in the 2013 National Auto Sport Association (NASA) 25-Hours of Thunderhill™ race in Willows, Calif. A team of three professional drivers will pilot the experienced IS F CCS-R race car for the duration of the endurance race which takes place Dec. 7-8. The race, held annually at Thunderhill Raceway Park, is considered the longest endurance road race in North America.

Nasa Shows Japanese Astronaut In Training

NASA shows Japanese astronaut in trainingNASA allowed members of the media to observe Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide during a training session at Johnson Space Center in Texas.

Hoshide will head to the International Space Station this summer aboard the Russian spacecraft Soyuz for a five-month stay.

Hoshide's training on Monday involved the remote operation of the ISS's robotic arm. It will be used to grab a Japanese unmanned supply spaceship.