- Disorganization of project teams, Space missions "Hayabusa" and "Ikaros"
- Space Foundation names Junichiro Kawaguchi, Former "Hayabusa" Project
Manager, recipient of “2012 Space Achievement Award”.
- Hitoshi Kuninaka recognized as AIAA Fellow
January 20, 2012
- The 1st International Announcement of Opportunity for HAYABUSA Sample Investigation.
- Science Magazine selected the achievements of Hayabusa initial analysis as the hot news for 2011.
- ISECG/SAM Kyoto meeting was held and we received the
message"GANBARE NIPPON !" from our international partners.
- Disclosure status of "KAGUYA（SELENE）" observation data