Space Japan Review 12 - 1
No.53 December 2007 / January 2008
The Ariane 5 rocket
The Horizons-2 satellite was launched by the Ariane 5 rocket on December 21, 2007.
New Year Greeting from SJR Editorial Committee Members.
In Memory of Dr. Tadahiro Sekimoto, the First Chair of JFSC
It was reported that Dr. Tadahiro Sekimoto, the first Chair of JFSC, passed away on November 11, 2007.
The Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT), based in Tokyofs Shibuya ward, is private-sector firm that was established in 1993 for the purpose of procuring and operating the BSAT-1 satellite for the analogue satellite broadcasts provided by NHK and WOWOW.@@This paper reports the trends of satellite broadcasting services in Japan.