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Japan wants to put a man on the moon, accelerating Asian space race - CNN

(CNN) Japan plans to put a man on the moon around 2030, according to a new proposal by the government's Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). It is the first time JAXA has revealed an intention to send Japanese astronauts beyond the International ...and more »

Japan reveals plans to put a man on moon by 2030 - Phys.Org

Japan has unveiled ambitious plans to put an astronaut on the moon around 2030 under new proposals from the country's space agency. Japan has revealed ambitious plans to put an astronaut on the Moon around 2030 in new proposals from the country's space ...and more »

Japan announces plans to land an astronaut on the Moon by 2030 - Sky News

The ambitious plan depends on future involvement in a new space station set to be installed in the Moon's orbit. 15:14, UK, Friday 30 June 2017. A partial lunar eclipse seen from behind the Tokyo tower, Japan. Image: A partial lunar eclipse seen from ...and more »

JAXA reveals plans to put a Japanese on the moon by 2030 - The Japan Times

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has ambitious plans to put an astronaut on the moon sometime around 2030, according to new proposals from the space agency. This is the first time JAXA has publicly explored sending astronauts anywhere ...and more »

A new space race emerges in Asia, with the moon targeted yet again - Siliconrepublic.com

Almost 50 years after the height of the first space race between the US and the USSR, China and Japan appear to be locked into one of their own. It's 1969. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin are wandering around the moon as Michael Collins waits around in ...and more »

Sailor Moon? More like sail to the Moon: Japan vows to set foot on lunar soil by 2030 - The Register

Japan's national space agency JAXA has announced plans to send a lone astronaut to the moon by 2030. It's a big step for Japan, since its astronauts have never set foot in space beyond the International Space Station. The proposal was presented this ...and more »

Japan has plans to land astronauts on the moon by 2030 — with a little help from the United States. - SpaceNews

An illustration of NASA's proposed Deep Space Gateway in orbit around the moon. Credit: NASA. Japan has plans to land astronauts on the moon by 2030 — with a little help from the United States. The Japanese space agency JAXA said it envisions human ...and more »

Next Moon Landing: Will Japan Join The US In Sending Astronauts To The Moon? - International Business Times

Japan wants to send a human to the moon by the end of the next decade, a move that would double the number of nations that have touched its surface. While Japan is one of a handful of countries that have sent unmanned machines to the moon, the United ...and more »

Japan wants to put a man on the moon before China does - Engadget

Japan's space agency JAXA has submitted an ambitious proposal to the country's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: it wants to fly and put a man on the moon by 2030. The agency is either directly challenging China's plans to ...and more »

Japan reveals its plans to send a manned mission to the moon - Digital Trends

The space race may have begun with two major participants in the form of the United States and the Soviet Union (since reduced to Russia), but now, decades later, there are many more contenders for the title of top dog in the extraterrestrial regions ...and more »