Axelspace

Space within Your Reach

History

Axelspace, founded in 2008, is a Japanese space startup company cultivating microsatellite-related business for anybody to utilize space. Axelspace has so far has launched five microsatellite.

Its two WNISAT satellites were developed for Weathernews Inc. for weather service business. Hodoyoshi-1 satellite is developed in cooperation with the Next-generation Space Systems Technology Research Association for business demonstration. RAPIS-1 satellite was built for JAXA’s Innovative Satellite Technology Demonstration Program. And GRUS satellite is for Axelspace to build a microsatellite constellation called “AxelGlobe”, which will enable us to monitor the whole world with high frequency.

Business

Axelspace is a provider of complete, ready-to-launch space solutions for businesses. Not only designing, assembling, testing and operating full space missions, we also offer a variety of products such as quasi-real-time Earth observation service and basic analysis on that data.

By specializing in microsatellite technology, we can serve ultra-low cost products and services in short time frames, making the benefits of space utilization available to markets and companies that were previously cut out.

Products/Services

AxelGlobe Project

AxelGlobe Project
The Earth observation infrastructure which will have the ability to image the whole civilized world with high frequency

Satellite Imagery Product

Satellite Imagery Product
2.5m resolution Satellite Imagery Product from AxelGlobe Project

Satellite Imagery Analysis

Satellite Imagery Analysis
Basic Analysis on Satellite Imagery for various utilization

Dedicated Microsatellite for the Private Sector

Dedicated Microsatellite for the Private Sector
Development of dedicated microsatellite for Private sector upon their needs

Dedicated Microsatellite for the Public Sector

Dedicated Microsatellite for the Public Sector
Development of dedicated microsatellite for Public sector upon their requests

Main Clients

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Weathernews Inc.

Axelspace Corporation

HQ Location Tokyo Japan
Overseas Offices None
Year of Establishment 2008
Main Products Business Related to Microsatellite and Microsatellite Data
Company Website https://www.axelspace.com/en/
Point of contact Yasunori Yamazaki, press@axelspace.com