As emerging space pioneers in China and India race to the moon and Mars, private-sector startups are quietly launching satellites the size of microwave ovens that aim to satisfy much more terrestrial desires.
Japan’s transport ministry is conducting a second probe of GS Yuasa Corp.’s headquarters in Kyoto and sent a team to a U.K. supplier to investigate faults that have grounded Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner fleet.
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Tsukuba Bank Ltd. , a Japanese regional lender with deposits of 2 trillion yen ($24 billion), will cut its head count and branch offices to turn a loss into profit this year, President Kozo Kimura said.
Japan postponed the launch of a rocket carrying the Michibiki satellite because of concerns over a component produced by an overseas supplier, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said.