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Kibo Utilization Strategy
- Agenda 2020 toward maximized "Kibo" utilization outcomes - 2nd edition

The circumstances surrounding "Kibo" have changed dramatically as reflected by recent changes in Japan's space policy and Japan's determination to continue participating in the ISS program until 2024.

In response to such changes, JAXA is devised the Kibo Utilization Strategy as a guideline for expanding and promoting "Kibo" utilization, covering the priority of research areas, promotion activities, requests for hardware development, and research solicitation, so as to promote "Kibo" utilization strategically toward maximized outcomes.

The strategy will be reviewed as needed according to changes in its situation and progress.

Kibo Utilization Strategy, 2nd edition (August 2017)


Kibo Utilization Advisory Committee (Japanese only)
Previous scenario for Kibo utilization experiment themes:
Utilization scenarios toward 2020
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