J-GLOBAL ID:200905093258039042   Organization code:A089002000 Update date: Jan. 21, 2020

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Aerospace Research and Development Directorate, Chofu Aerospace Center

国立研究開発法人宇宙航空研究開発機構 研究開発本部調布航空宇宙センター, ウチュウコウクウケンキュウカイハツキコウ ケンキュウカイハツホンブチョウフコウクウウチュウセンター
Representive : Executive Director, Kimio SAKATA
Establishment year: 2003
Address: 7-44-1 Jindaiji Higashi-machi, Chofu-shi, Tokyo 182-8522 Japan
Telephone number: +81-422-40-3000
FAX number: +81-422-40-3281
Number of employees: 324
Organization/Research department name (14):
  • Advanced Aircraft Technology Center
  • Air Safety Technology Center
  • Aeronautical Environment Technology Center
  • Aeronautical Application Technology Center
  • Future Space Transportation Research Center
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Subordinate facility name  (1):
  • Aerospace Reserch Center Aerodrome Branch
History (13):
  • 1953/02
    Aviation Research Section established within Administrative Council on Science and Technology (Prime Minister's Office) deliberates on Aviation Reconstruction Policy.
  • 1954/07
    Council for Aeronautics (Prime Minister's Office) established.
  • 1955/07
    National Aeronautical Laboratory (Prime Minister's Office) established based on the Council's report
  • 1956/05
    Science and Technology Agency launched and National Aeronautical Laboratory placed under its jurisdiction.
  • 1961/02
    Choufu Airfield Branch started operation (adjacent to Choufu Airfield)
Business overview:
At the Aeronautical Space Center, the head office, basic
and cutting-edge aeronautical research and studies are
performed to establish advanced aeronautical technology.
Various large scale facilities like a wind tunnel and a
super computer are used in experiments by researchers
inside and outside of Japan.
Besides, at branch section in the air field, technological
experiments using test flight planes and flight simulators
are performed.
Parent Organization  (1):

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