Asian Try Zero G - 2023
To promote manned space experiment activities aboard Kibo, the Japanese Experiment Module on the International Space Station, JAXA's Kibo-ABC program invites youth from the Asia-Pacific region to propose experiment themes.
JAXA’s Kibo-ABC Program Fosters Youth Engagement in Space Exploration
To promote manned space experiment activities aboard Kibo, the Japanese Experiment Module on the International Space Station, JAXA’s Kibo-ABC program invites youth from the Asia-Pacific region to propose experiment themes. These themes are then carefully evaluated by member agencies based on established selection criteria, fostering the development of essential skills for conducting feasibility studies of Kibo experiments. Following thorough assessments by JAXA, the final selection of experiment themes is made by member agencies, paving the way for astronauts to conduct these experiments in the unique microgravity environment of space.
Promoting STEM Education and Inspiring Future Scientists
The Kibo-ABC program not only promotes youth engagement in space exploration but also serves as a valuable educational platform, encouraging STEM learning and inspiring future scientists. By actively participating in the program, youth gain a deeper understanding of space science and technology, while also developing critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork skills.
A Collaborative Initiative for Space Exploration
The Kibo-ABC program is a collaborative initiative that brings together JAXA and space agencies from across the Asia-Pacific region. This collaborative approach fosters knowledge sharing, expertise exchange, and the development of strong partnerships, further advancing space exploration endeavors in the region.
Inspiring Young Minds to Reach for the Stars
Through the Kibo-ABC program, JAXA empowers youth to explore the vastness of space and contribute to scientific breakthroughs. By providing a platform for their ideas and fostering their curiosity, JAXA ignites a passion for STEM education and inspires future generations to reach for the stars.