Library

Our libraries are located in the following four centers and they are all open to the visitors. The libraries have the inter-library information system so that each library can search and borrow resources that it does not own from one another.

Library of Chofu Aerospace Center

This is a special library dedicated to aerospace, located within the Chofu Aerospace Center. The library can be used by anyone, and contains a collection of NASA(National Aeronautics and Space Administration), AIAA (The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics), and SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) affiliated technical reports (140,000 volumes), related academic journals (approx. 1,633), and books, proceedings and specifications. (28,000 volumes) etc.

Library of Chofu Aerospace Center
Chofu Aerospace Center
Open 9:30 - 17:45
Closed Saturday, Sunday, national holidays
E-mail lib*chofu.jaxa.jp (Please change ""*"" into ""@"".)

Aerospace Information Reference Center (Tsukuba Library)

Our Tsukuba library in Tsukuba Space Center (TKSC) collects a wide variety of resources but puts its main focus on collecting technical reports published by oversea organizations including National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the International Astronautical Congress (IAC), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and National Technical Information Service (NTIS), and has one of Japan’s largest collection of IAC report. The collection of Tsukuba library also includes a wide variety of documents, specialized and general books, standards, core journals in aerospace engineering as well as science and engineering field.

Aerospace Information Reference Center
Tsukuba Space Center
Open 9:30 - 17:45
Closed Saturday, Sunday, national holidays
E-mail STILIB*ml.jaxa.jp (Please change ""*"" into ""@"".)

Institute of Space and Astronautical Science Library (ISAS Library)

The ISAS Library holds academic materials mainly consisting of foreign journals in the space and astronautical sciences and related fields.
Continuing the tradition as an inter-university research institute, the ISAS Library contributes to academic research in Japan by presenting academic research findings in public and by promoting the exploitation and sharing of academic information resources.The ISAS Library also functions as the basis of academic information of ISAS graduate education, and serves as the basic institute library for The Graduate University for Advanced Studies."

Institute of Space and Astronautical Science Library
Sagamihara Campus
Open 10:00 - 17:00
Closed Saturday, Sunday, national holidays
E-mail isaslib*jaxa.jp (Please change ""*"" into ""@"".)

Kakuda Library

Kauda library in Kakuda Space Center (KSPC) specializes in space propulsions. This library collects books and reports (e.g. JSAS, AIAA, JAXA, NASA) on liquid rocket propulsions, high-speed air breathing propulsions and hypersonic systems. It also covers science and engineering books, written standards, journals mainly in aerospace engineering field.

Kakuda Library
Kakuda Space Center
Open 9:30 - 17:45
Closed Saturday, Sunday, national holidays
E-mail kakudatosho*ml.jaxa.jp (Please change ""*"" into ""@"".)

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