Chofu Aerospace Center


Chofu Aerospace Center
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JurisdictionJapanese government
HeadquartersChōfu, Tokyo, Japan
Parent agencyJAXA

Chōfu Aerospace Center (調布航空宇宙センター, Chōfu Kōkū-uchū senta) is the headquarters and main development facility for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

The Chōfu Aerospace Center concentrates on aerospace engineering research and development, and is equipped with test facilities including several wind tunnels, materials test facilities, flight simulators, engine test stands and a supercomputer.


  • Harvey, Brian. Emerging Space Powers: The New Space Programs of Asia, the Middle East and South America. Springer (2011) ISBN 1441908749

External links

  • JAXA official home page Archived 2012-07-04 at the Wayback Machine
  • Into the Sky, into the Space, into the Future on YouTube Official JAXA channel

Coordinates: 35°40′43″N 139°33′31″E / 35.6787°N 139.5587°E / 35.6787; 139.5587