The Exhibition Hall "Space Dome" shows visitors the current status and advancement of Japan's space development along with JAXA's development.

"Space Dome"Floor Map

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00
Dream Port
Beautiful 1/1,000,000 scale model of the Earth welcomes you.
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01
MAMORUHOSHI
Overview of the Tsukuba Space Center and introduction of satellite activities.
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02
Utilization for Communications and Positioning
Overview of the mission and its achievement of Communication Satellites and Positioning Satellites including a test model of the Data Relay Test Satellite" KODAMA"(DRTS).
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03
Satellites Opening up the Future
Hot topics of satellites - Satellites launched recently and to be launched in the future.
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04
The Challenging History of JAXA's Space Development
The history of Japan's space development and accumulated numerous achievements, showing an example of Engineering Test Satellite"KIKU" (ETS) series.
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05
Utilization for Earth and Environment Observation
Overview of the mission and its achievement of Earth Observation Satellites including a test model of the Advanced Land Observing Satellite"DAICHI"(ALOS) .
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06
Human Space Activities and Space Environment Utilization -- Japanese Experiment Module “KIBO”
Overview of the International Space Station(ISS) project and utilization of the space environment, showing a fullscale model of the Japanese experiment module "KIBO" on the ISS.
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07
Human Space Activities and Space Environment Utilization -- “KOUNOTORI”
Overview of the International Space Station(ISS) project and utilization of the space environment, showing a test model of the H-II Transfer Vehicle "KOUNOTORI"(HTV).
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08
Transportation Systems “Launch vehicle”
Overview of Japan‘s successive launch vehicles and upcoming launch vehicles.
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08
Transportation Systems “Engine”
Overview of Japan’s engines showing the actual LE-7A and LE-5 rocket engines.
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09
Space Science and Solar System Exploration
Overview of space science & Lunar and Planetary exploration showing a test model of the Selenological and Engineering Explorer"KAGUYA"(SELENE) and 1/2 scale model of the "HAYABUSA".
 
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10
Orbital Vision
Large floor screen shows the movements of spacecrafts in orbit.
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11
Fundamental Research and Development
Introducing Fundamental research & development and our new challenges of space utilization by displaying "real" equipment used for spacecraft.
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