Space within Your Reach
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.
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.
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Weathernews Inc.