From Japan, Jyuichiya Elementary School Kanazawa has participated in the Mission X 2012 challenge. Students across the whole school are training to accomplish assigned missions. Jumping together like astronauts! The students are keenly interested in quizzes about space exploration.
Astro Charlie is visiting Japan now. He meet with JAXA astronaut Satoshi Furukawa and his colliegue, Expedition 28/29 crew members who returned to Earth in November after a five-and-a-half month mission at the International Space Station.
It was snow last night in Tsukuba area.
Beat the cold weather! Mission X challenge in Japan will start soon.