Chofu Aerospace Center

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Chofu Aerospace Center
調布航空宇宙センター
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Formed 1962
Jurisdiction Japanese government
Headquarters Chōfu, Tokyo, Japan
Parent agency JAXA
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Chōfu Aerospace Center (調布航空宇宙センター Chōfu Kōkū-uchū senta?) is the headquarters and main development facility for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

The Chōfu Aerospace Center concentrates on aerospace engineering research and development, and is equipped with test facilities including several wind tunnels, materials test facilities, flight simulators, engine test stands and a supercomputer.

References[edit]

  • Harvey, Brian. Emerging Space Powers: The New Space Programs of Asia, the Middle East and South America. Springer (2011) ISBN 1441908749

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Coordinates: 35°40′43″N 139°33′31″E / 35.6787°N 139.5587°E / 35.6787; 139.5587