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Chinese, Russian researchers barred from Japan space agency institute

Unlike Japan those countries successfully send things and astronaut to space unlike Japan that just fail to do so. So barred those talented people only based on stigma just make another setback for Japanese own progress.


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Unlike Japan...

??? A Japanese (private) company has a lunar lander in lunar orbit right at this moment and will land on the moon soon. Unlike China and Russia where space-ex is heavily (obscenely) funded by the government, the Japanese effort is privately funded.

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will land on the moon soon.

So not yet, they even can say will land on the Mars or even Pluto soon.

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Japan has a successful space program including the world first of landing on an asteroid and returning a sample back to earth. Neither China, US, Europe nor Russia has achieved such a feat. Japan does its own thing at its own pace and has much respect in the space community.

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I hate to say it, but we can't do even simple science exchanges when Russia and China steal everything that isn't nailed down.

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I hate to say it, but we can't do even simple science exchanges when Russia and China steal everything that isn't nailed down.

...so true, and is the reason why China was not part of the ISS program.

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Wouldn't accepting US students expose the risk that Japanese technology is used in "retaliatory" attacks by the US around the world?

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Japan, seems to be "apeing" the American, in everything and everyday. Eg, every new day, a new policy, etc, is introduced to target its neighbor to the West. As if, its all they do, and non thing else. It will come across with more credibility, if, just once, it can take the lead in something when it concerns its neighbor to the West, the first to do/say something, instead of just APEING. Perhaps it will be more productive? if it just hand its National Flag and Country's Name to the American and say, use them when you mention/talk about our neighbor to the West???

-7 ( +3 / -10 )

Long overdue. Should make it retroactive. Japan's space program has strengths and weaknesses, but don't let the Chinese and Russians steal its strengths.

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Seems a bit tit for tatt

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Yes sure, Japan recently has failed to launch their latest H3 space rocket that blew up as a fireball in midway. So if no foreign observers present that is no embarrassment for them,smart move. By the way, China shall never allow US,Australian or Japanese observers in their space station or on site observing Chinese rocket launching!

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Does Chinese or Russian space sciencetist need to observe Japan's space rocket launching? Of course NOT, they were millennium ahead of Japan. It must be scary if Japan launching her own space station. Luckily it is not going to happen!

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Have everyone forgotten the economic sabotage posed by the influx of young foreign female interns? People from my native land and the likes are basically here to work and uplift the financial situation of their families. But there are researchers/interns/language students who are here not just to do what their visas allowed them.

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Don’t posters here read the news of the many JAXA launch failures?

What technological secrets can Japan be secreting?

Miso space food packs?

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There is much learned related to space that isn't just about driving the bus. "Driving the bus" is what rockets do. That isn't the goal of any space mission any more than getting on a bus to get to work is part of your work. It is just the most exciting beginning and ending to a space mission, but not the reason for the mission.

China especially, loves dual-use technologies. For example, LIDAR has lots of commercial and purely scientific uses, but it can also be used to map military targets with underground structures. China's been caught mapping Hawaii with tree/brush penetrating LIDAR in recent years.

The US Congress has required for years that space partners of the US not allow any transfer of jointly developed technology to China and now to Russia.

Every space program has failures. The Chinese Mars lander hasn't moved since the last Martian winter ended. It's dead. Hopefully, they will learn what caused it, if they don't already know. If no data after winter shutdown was transmitted, then the Chinese space program will need to guess and try again.

Failure is the best teacher. Just because someone else does something, that doesn't mean it is done the best way or that someone else can't do it too. Landing on the Moon in the late 1960s has little to do with how it happens now with and without humans there. Technology has made some things much easier ... and more complicated.

Kids today are used to assuming a computer will work and not used to ensuring sufficient redundancy and protections against cold, heat, vibration, gamma-rays, etc, are included in the designs. Every generation needs to re-re-learn that, I'm afraid. And sometimes just being lucky is helpful too.

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Fewer experts, fewer successful rocket starts. But I guess, that’s already known somehow.

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Next time when a H3 space rocket failed in midway, the chief of JAXA can cry without embarrassment. Smart move indeed!

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China, Russia steal Japan space tech....?

I wished they could but how can they steal the things or info. you never had.And why should they steal the things or info. they already had or known? Interesting!

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China and Russia steal technology from the West?

I'm shocked! Shocked, I tell you!

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