March 02, 2013
A humanoid robot that can chat in Japanese will go where no communication robot has gone before: outer space.
June 19, 2012
BEIJING--China's first female astronaut, dubbed the "flying goddess," blasted into space June 16, triggering a media frenzy.
June 18, 2012
BEIJING--Chinese astronauts carried out a manned docking with an experimental space module on June 18, the latest milestone in China's ambitious campaign to build a space...
June 16, 2012
JIUQUAN, China-- China put its first woman into orbit on June 16, one of three astronauts to attempt a critical space docking in the latest challenge for the country's...
June 15, 2012
JIUQUAN, China-- China will send its first woman into outer space this week, prompting a surge of national pride as the rising power takes its latest step towards putting a...
January 11, 2012
Astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, who returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Nov. 22, said he and his taste buds were happy to be back home in Japan.
December 07, 2011
Japan's first man in space is now roaming the Earth as an evacuee, having lost everything, after abandoning his farm in Fukushima Prefecture because of the accident at the...
November 22, 2011
Near ARKALYK, Kazakhstan--After returning to the Earth from the International Space Station on Nov. 22, astronaut Satoshi Furukawa--who set the record for the longest stay in...
September 13, 2011
On July 7th, the day before the final voyage of the Space Shuttle Atlantis, we visited its flight control headquarters, NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.
July 11, 2011
Film director Takeshi Kitano thanked Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners during an interview. "You've brought my major league heroes down to earth for me," Kitano told the...
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