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JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) is a government agency that conducts integrated operations in the areas of aerospace development and utilization. It is engaged in space exploration, international cooperation, public relations activities, collaboration with industries, and educational activities. The company was formed as a result of a merger between the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), the National Aerospace Laboratory of Japan (NAL), and the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA).
HQChofu, JP

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2020)1,552
Revenue (FY, 2019)¥206.8 B(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at JAXA

Yamakawa Hiroshi

Yamakawa Hiroshi

Sano Hisashi

Sano Hisashi

Senior Vice President
Terada Koji

Terada Koji

Vice President
Sasaki Hiroshi

Sasaki Hiroshi

Vice President
Oyama Mami

Oyama Mami

Vice President
Funo Yasuhiro

Funo Yasuhiro

Vice President
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JAXA Office Locations

JAXA has offices in Chofu, Chiyoda City, Hatoyama, Ibara and in 21 other locations
Paris, FR
28 Rue de Berri
Chiyoda City, JP
4-chōme-6 Kanda Surugadai
Hatoyama, JP
1401 Numanoue, Ohashi
Ibara, JP
1716-3 Biseichō Ōkura
Kagamino, JP
1537-8 Kamisaibara
Kakuda, JP
Koganesawa-1 Kimigaya
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JAXA Financials and Metrics

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JAXA's revenue was reported to be ¥206.83 b in FY, 2019 which is a 1.9% decrease from the previous period.

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JAXA Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Houston, Texas)

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JAXA's employees are reported to be approximately 19% female and 81% male.
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JAXA News and Updates

NASA, ESA, & JAXA Host Hackathon to Study Environmental Effects of COVID-19

The measures countries have taken in response to COVID-19, ranging from large-scale lockdowns to the mass deployment of personal protective equipment, have resulted in environmental effects. To study those, NASA, ESA (European Space Agency), and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will hos…

JAXA Appoints Space BD as Private Partner for High-Quality Protein Crystal Growth Experiment Service on ISS Kibo Module

Space BD Inc., the leading Japanese space startup providing access to space, announced that it has been appointed as the sole private partner by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for its “Selection of Private Partners in the High-Quality Protein Crystal Growth Experiment Service.” Space …

В Японии заподозрили хакеров из КНР в причастности к кибератаке на JAXA

Группа хакеров из Китая подозревается в причастности к крупной кибератаке, которая была проведена в 2016 году на более чем 200 японских исследовательских институтов и компаний, полицейским управлением Японии. Об этом 20 апреля сообщает телеканал NHK.

JAXA and NTT DATA Launch Joint Research on Space-borne Laser Altimeter to Create Advanced 3D Map

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the Japanese national aerospace and space agency, and NTT DATA Corporation, a leading digital business and IT services provider, will jointly conduct research to enhance the precision of three-dimensional mapping using laser altimeters (LIDAR1) mounted on a…

Furukawa Electric and JAXA Launch Co-Creation Activities through the Development of Power Supplies for Satellites -Aiming to create a space power supply business by reducing the weight and cost of next generation electric propulsion systems-

Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd., (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Keiichi Kobayashi; "Furukawa Electric") and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Headquarters Office: Chofu City, Tokyo; President Hiroshi Yamakawa; “JAXA”) have started co-creation activities through the development of power su…

ISRO, Japanese space agency join hands to monitor air quality

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have decided to join hands to take up activities on rice crop area and air quality monitoring using satellite data
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JAXA Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was JAXA founded?

    JAXA was founded in 2003.

  • Who are JAXA key executives?

    JAXA's key executives are Yamakawa Hiroshi, Sano Hisashi and Terada Koji.

  • How many employees does JAXA have?

    JAXA has 1,552 employees.

  • What is JAXA revenue?

    Latest JAXA annual revenue is ¥206.8 b.

  • What is JAXA revenue per employee?

    Latest JAXA revenue per employee is ¥133.3 m.

  • Who are JAXA competitors?

    Competitors of JAXA include Continental Industry, Applied Defense Solutions and Mist Mobility Integrated Systems Technology.

  • Where are JAXA offices?

    JAXA has offices in Chofu, Chiyoda City, Hatoyama, Ibara and in 21 other locations.

  • How many offices does JAXA have?

    JAXA has 25 offices.