JAXA Institutes Management Reforms After ASTRO-H Loss

Credit: Artist's concept of ASTRO-H: JAXA
The breakup of Japan’s ASTRO-H X-ray astronomy satellite in orbit has been blamed on project management processes at the Institute of Space and Astronautical Sciences (ISAS). Launched in February, the 6,000-lb. spacecraft was lost during checkout on March 26 when an attitude control malfunction...
Graham Warwick

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