more detail on first failure report

Ordinarily it’s not my thing to do so many updates on a mission that failed to arrive in orbit, but I know that it’s difficult for English-speaking readers to locate information on Asian missions so I’m keeping up the reporting on Akatsuki. I wrote last week about a press briefing in which JAXA’s Space Activities Commission reported on the beginning of their analysis of the failure of Akatsuki to go into orbit. They released a lengthy document ….

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