Fly me to the Moon: US, Japan aim for lunar landing

日本人宇宙飛行士 月面着陸へ米と合意・・・初の実現か -- May 23
Japan and the United States said Monday they want to put the first Japanese astronaut on the Moon as the allies deepen cooperation on space projects.

No non-American has ever touched down on the lunar surface, and Japan has previously said it hopes to achieve a Moon landing by the end of this decade.

President Joe Biden, after his first face-to-face meeting with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo, said the nations will work together in the US-led Artemis programme to send humans to the Moon, and later to Mars.

Biden said he was "excited" about the collaboration, including on the Gateway facility, which will orbit the Moon and provide support for future missions.

May 23 (ANNnewsCH) - 23日の日米首脳会談。バイデン大統領が、会見の冒頭で切り出したのは・・・。 ...continue reading

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