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Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Research & Development

In accordance with the Japanese governmental policies and to respond to social needs, JAXA is pursuing three research and development programs: the Environment-Conscious Aircraft Technology (ECAT) Program, the Safety Technology for Aviation and Disaster-Relief (STAR) Program, and the Sky Frontier Program (SkyFrontier), while continuing to research the aeronautical sciences and basic technologies (Science & Basic Tech.) that underpin these programs and objectives, with particular emphasis on topics concerning aviation safety and its environmental impact.

ECAT - Environment-Conscious Aircraft Technology Program

STAR – Safety Technology for Aviation and Disaster-Relief Program

Sky Frontier – Sky Frontier Program

Science & Basic Tech. - Aeronautical Science and Basic Technology Research

Database from R&D

Access to the findings and outcomes accumulated through our R&D activities.