Revealing the origins of planets and galaxies
SPICA Science Conference 2013 -From Exoplanets to Distant Galaxies: SPICA's New Window on the Cool Universe will be held June 18th-June 21st, 2013@Unversity of Tokyo. From Japan and overseas, SPICA scientists will get together to have discussions on scientific goal and achievement that SPICA is expected to accomplish in 2020's.
SPICA Risk Mitigation Phase#2 has been formally started after obtaining the official approval by the JAXA Board members on 15 Jan, 2013. That’s a significant leap for SPICA toward an approval as an official project of JAXA.
Space Science Symposium 2013 hosted by ISAS/JAXA was held on 8-9 Jan. 2013. In the special panel discussion on 9 Jan titled ‘Creation of Space Science Mission- How to Propel Major Satellite Projects’, Takao Nakagawa, SPICA Pre-project Manager, was actively involved in the hot discussion.