Ultra-affordable, privately funded satellites designed to monitor the entire surface of the world — once per day.
- Raised over USD$70 million to date. Investors include Global Brain, Mitsui Fudosan and Kyocera.
- Successfully developed, launched and operated the world's first commercial microsatellte.
- Constructing Japan's sole Earth observation satellite constellation.
Currently Operating in Eleven Countries
June 20, 2018
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Axelspace, the Japanese firm planning to offer daily global optical imagery, raised 2.58 billion Japanese yen ($23.8 million) in a Series C investment round announced May 14 in Tokyo, May 13 in the...
April 2, 2021
Tokyo-based Axelspace has expanded its agreement with KSAT in the area of satellite imagery applications. The two companies are expanding an existing partnership on global ground network support to...
April 2, 2021
Japanese startups are helping power global space industry growth by supplying two essential tools for space development: robots and satellites.
March 13, 2019
The first micro-satellite GRUS (GRUS-1A) is due to be launched on December 27, 2018
January 18, 2019
Japan launched seven spacecraft to Earth orbit today (Jan. 17), including a little satellite designed to create dazzling artificial meteor showers.The payloads rode to space aboard an Epsilon...
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