Became the only service provider for Nanosat deployment in Japan's first HTV-X mission
Spacexview, a Japanese startup company that provides access to space, is an exclusive service that deploys microsatellite from Japan's next-generation ISS replenisher, HTV-X, from JAXA, a Japanese space agency. Selected as a provider. HTV-X will work with JAXA on the deployment of microsatellite from the Japanese Experiment Module "Kibo" on the International Space Station (ISS) and ride sharing on the Japanese H3 rocket scheduled for the first launch in 2021. Following the alliance with, this time it was adopted.
The HTV-X will be equipped with a new microsatellite deployment technology that enables flexible deployment so that satellites can be launched from higher altitudes than the ISS. SpacexView and JAXA believe that this will create new demand for the launch of nanosatellite.
The new partnership between SpacexView and JAXA will help the two companies build a deeper partnership as SpacexView contributes to the development of satellite development systems. SpacexView and JAXA will jointly design new deployment machine specifications and satellite deployment processes.
Japan's new replenishment machine HTV-X will acquire new automatic docking technology and aim to play an active role as a replenishment machine for the lunar gateway, which is the first base near the moon for humankind. HTV-X has satellite deployment capability, and is expected to be used for missions such as satellite deployment from lunar orbit with a view to international space exploration.
SpacexView is an official service provider for launching piggyback satellites using the H-IIA rocket and H3 rocket, using the microsatellite deployment service from the Kibo Japanese Experiment Module, using the ISS external platform, for three years since its establishment. It has been selected as.
Tadashi Nagasaki, co-founder and CEO of Spacexview, said, "We will make every effort to succeed in the satellite deployment mission by the first HTV-X by utilizing the business development and engineering capabilities that we have cultivated in satellite launch services and ISS utilization services. I would like to do my best. HTV-X is a space that Japan has great potential as a platform for establishing an economic zone in low earth orbit and as a test bench to support deep space exploration. We believe that it is one of our assets. Taking this selection as an opportunity, we would like to proceed with efforts to maximize the value of HTV-X based on our ideas and commitment as a venture company. ..