Discover the early days of Japanese space exploration and see an inspiring future up close.


Uchinoura Space Center / 内之浦宇宙空間観測所

A Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) facility engaged in satellite data tracking and rocket launches

Space Science Museum / 宇宙科学資料館

A space museum that includes exhibits on the launch of Japan's first satellite and development of different rocket families

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SORA no IE / 宙の家

A gift shop selling official JAXA goods, space-related merchandise, and local souvenirs

Mt. Kano Boardwalk / 叶岳ボードウォーク

A stunning lookout point with a view of Uchinoura Bay and the Uchinoura Space Center's parabolic antennas in the distance