The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency(JAXA) launched "KAGUYA (SELENE)" by the H-IIA Launch Vehicle at 10:31:01 a.m. on September 14, 2007 (JST) from Tanegashima Space Center.
The topic for this exploration is "How was the Moon formed and how has it changed?" The scientific theme is called "the Moon's origin and evolution." The major objectives of the KAGUYA mission are to obtain scientific data and investigate the scientific theme.
*) The left picture is the mission mark of KAGUYA.
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KAGUYA Execution System