Astroscale Japan Awarded Grant of up to U.S. $80 Million by Government of Japan to Inspect a Large Defunct Satellite in Orbit

October 2, 2023 – Astroscale Japan Inc. has been selected by the Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (“MEXT”) for its Small and Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to develop an on-orbit inspection demonstration mission that will image and diagnose a large, defunct satellite in space. The MEXT-funded project is divided into…