JAXA Philosophy / Code of Conduct
In order to realize our vision, plans, and projects, the following are JAXA’s philosophy and management policies, as well as the code of conduct for JAXA employees.
JAXA’s philosophy consists of the following two definitions.
|Management philosophy||To define JAXA’s raison d’etre and mission|
|Code of conduct||To define basic attitude and mental preparedness of each employee to attain the management philosophy|
To realize a safe and affluent society using space and the sky.
By utilizing leading technological developments, we will succeed and deliver our achievements along with broader wisdom to society.
- Jubilation for human society
We will provide enjoyment and surprise to people by evolving our lives.
- Aspiration for creation
We will always aim for higher goals and continue to be aspired for creation by facing up to and overcoming any difficulties.
- Responsibility and pride
We will faithfully act with responsibility and pride to confidently meet the expectations of society.
In 2013, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of its founding, JAXA created the corporate slogan, "Explore to Realize," which reflects its management philosophy of utilizing space and the sky to achieve a safe and affluent society.
The new corporate slogan "Explorer to Realize" was made of two important words for JAXA. "Explore" indicates the original point of our activities and is also part of our agency's name, while "Realize" expresses our philosophy of becoming an agency of realizing a safe and affluent society.
Corporate Logo / JAXA English Name
Corporate Logo (JAXA Logo)
In the JAXA logo, “A” for “Aerospace” is designed as a “star” to be a motif as well as an accent for the logo design. The brightness of stars symbolizes “hope” “pride” and “spirit of mission”, as well as a “guidepost” to indicate our way. The logo represents JAXA’s desire to be a star for Japan, and ultimately for humanity, and to keep shining radiantly.
JAXA English Name
Based on the fact that the three organizations (NASDA, ISAS and NAL) had played their unique role in their respective areas prior to their merger into JAXA, the new integrated space agency was expected to bring about a synergetic effect, or the idea of multiplication, by stimulating and competing with each other. In addition, the areas of “space” and “aviation” are two major regions for us to cover. The above ideas are expressed by one word, “Aerospace.”