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All Posts Tagged With: "space"

Japan Appoints First Space Development Minister

Japan appointed Fumio Kishida as its first space development minister, following a law passed last month, which allows Japan to use outer space for the purposes of national security.

Jun 20th, 2008 | Comments

Japan’s About-Face: Japan Lifts Ban on Military in Outer Space

Japan lifted its 1969 ban on the military use of space on Wednesday, which is considered one of several indicators of Japan's shift away from post-war pacifism.

May 23rd, 2008 | Comments

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