Japan Aerospace Exploration Agencys


Emergency communications experiments by JAXA Experiment includes Earth Observation Data Transmission Experiment to Sentinel Asia in order to contribute to continuous development of the Emergency communications experiments by JAXA in the Asia-Pacific region, and Disaster Prevention Experiment performed jointly with local governments and disaster prevention organizations based on the experience with the Great East Japan Earthquake.


The satellite application demonstration experiment simulating the Great Nankai Trough Earthquake July 29,2015

To perform every year from 2013 JAXA and NICT established the connection environment to Cloud Type Web conference system and Cloud Type medical information system through the "Kizuna" satellite communication line in the Emergency communications experiment carried out by Japan Medical Association. more...

The data transmission experiments of "Sentinel Asia" December 11,2014

For data transmission using "Kizuna" on December 11, 2014, after 22nd typhoon was passed, "DAICH-2 (ALOS-2)" emergency observation images of Philippines damage were transmitted to ADVANCED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (ASTI). more...

The satellite application demonstration experiment simulating the Great Nankai Trough Earthquake December 10,2014

JAXA and NICT established the connection environment to Cloud Type Web conference system and Cloud Type medical information system through the "Kizuna" satellite communication line in the Emergency communications experiment carried out by Japan Medical Association. more...

The Training through Disaster Drill of Kanto block DMAT November 29,2014

JAXA and DMC are considering utilization of Kizuna communication line to promptly provide the information exchange environment necessary to emergency medical activities of Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), such as an emergency response in a stricken area at the outbreak of large-scale disaster with the disconnection of ground communication line. more...

The disaster preparedness training 2014 conducted by Iwate prefecture August 29, 2014 - August 30, 2014

JAXA and Iwate prefecture performed the communication training utilizing “Kizuna”by connecting among Prefectural Headquarters for Disaster Control, Volcano observation base and Internet Gateway Station. more...

The disaster prevention drill 2014 by the nine municipalities in the Kanto region September 1, 2014

JAXA and Sagamihara city conducted the communication training using Kizuna between the main site and the training site of countermeasure promotion for isolated area. more...

Emergency communication network provides training to local governments affected areas

JAXA and Non-Profit Organization NPO Aichi Net have been providing trainings for support staff continuously in order to have an Internet connection and others at a shelter by providing stricken local governments with satellite communications of “Kizuna” and “Kiku No.8” for emergency use. more...

Communication drills disaster practical torrential rain, such as large-scale earthquake June 1, 2014

JAXA and Kochi Prefecture implemented the communication training aimed to share disaster information quickly and efficiently by Integrated Disaster Prevention Information System and HDTV conference utilizing "Kizuna", at FY 2014 Kochi Prefecture Integrated disaster prevention training. more...

The Communication Line Recovery Training using "Kizuna" satellite communication line January 20, 2014

This training was assumed that the ground communication line between Okayama Prefectural Office and Ikasa Regional Office is disconnected by the Great Nankai Trough Earthquake. "Kizuna" earth stations were installed at Okayama Prefectural Office and Ikasa Regional Office, and "Kizuna" satellite communication line was provided to Okayama Prefecture Office as a substitute for the ground communication line. more...

The satellite application demonstration experiment simulating the Great Nankai Trough Earthquake November 20, 2013

JAXA and NICT established the connection environment to V-CUBE and Cloud Computing Service through the "Kizuna" satellite communication line in the Emergency communications experiment carried out by Japan Medical Association. more...

The Training through Disaster Drill of Kanto block DMAT September 21,2013

JAXA and DMC make progress on their goal towards securing an Internet communication for the wide-area medical transportation at an early stage of the large-scale disaster outbreak. Therefore, they carried out a training through Disaster Drill of Kanto block DMAT. more...

Isolated Town Communication Training (Wakayama prefecture) March 15, 2013 - March 16, 2013

Isolated town communication training was performed aiming at both operation check and familiarization with operation procedure of the disaster prevention and administration radio system, in order to ensure the smooth communication with isolated towns at the time of large-scale disaster, as well as aiming at expediting the emergency recovery procedure such as connection and switching for the disconnection of the prefectural administration network by using Kizuna. more...

Great East Japan Earthquake Support Activity (Iwate prefecture) March 20, 2011 - April 24, 2011

The broadband internet via Kizuna has been established among the Iwate headquarters (disaster countermeasures headquarters), Kamaishi City and Ofunato City (on-site countermeasures headquarters) and high vision TV conference and wireless LAN systems have been used as support activities to Great East Japan Earthquake. more...