|Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)|
|Name:||Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)|
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (独立行政法人宇宙航空研究開発機構 Dokuritsu-gyōsei-hōjin Uchū Kōkū Kenkyū Kaihatsu Kikō) or JAXA is Japan's national aerospace agency.
JAXA is responsible for research, technology development and the launch of satellites into orbit, and is involved in many more advanced missions, such as asteroid exploration and possible manned exploration of the Moon. In the series JAXA also plays an important role in recruiting new astronauts from Japan.