Friday, April 12, 2024
Science & Technology, Academia

On April 12, MEXT Minister MORIYAMA Masahito visited NASA Kennedy Space Center located in the U.S. State of Florida.

Minister Moriyama visited the development site and test facilities for Orion crewed spacecraft to be used in Artemis missions, Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), and other facilities. The minister was briefed on the status of research and development related to Artemis missions and exchanged opinions on collaborative measures between NASA and the private sector that are underway at the Kennedy Space Center.
Based on this visit, MEXT will further promote Japan’s space development across many sectors including private companies and universities.