outer space

Trump’s announcement of America-Japan joint space exploration hypes up Japanese netizens

Five years from now, astronauts from Japan are going to have a rare opportunity to walk on the moon.

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Japanese space agency announces manned lunar craft, plans to start production in 2020

Starry-eyed space buffs rejoice! Japan is shooting for the moon (or at the very least will start preparations in two years).

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We bought a piece of a real, launched rocket for only 500 yen, and you can too! 【Pics】

Do you have any aspiring astronauts, astronomers, aeronauts, or cosmologists in the house? If so, you’ve just stumbled upon the perfect birthday gift for said person.

For only 500 yen (US$4.05), you can now purchase legitimate fragments of a Japan-launched rocket being sold under the moniker uchuu gacha (“space capsules”). In fact, it’s such a good deal that we just had to buy one for ourselves!

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