Mitsui & Co. Aerospace Co., Ltd. Axiom Space, Inc. signed a business consignment agreement with DigitalBlast Co., Ltd. to conduct demonstration experiments on the International Space Station through our company’s mediation.

Mitsui Bussan Aerospace Co., Ltd.
Axiom Space, Inc. concludes a business consignment agreement with DigitalBlast Co., Ltd. for demonstration experiments on the
International Space Station through our company’s mediation.
Axiom Space, Inc. (headquartered in Texas, USA; hereinafter referred to as “Axiom Space”) is a strategic partner of Mitsui Bussan Aerospace Co., Ltd. (headquartered in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; hereinafter referred to as “our company”) and is engaged in the development of the world’s first private space station. ”), DigitalBlast Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, hereinafter “DigitalBlast”), which supports the revitalization of the space industry and the creation of new space businesses, and a small life science business on the International Space Station (hereinafter “ISS”) We have concluded a business consignment agreement (hereinafter “this agreement”) regarding the demonstration experiment of the experimental device “AMAZ” (announced by DigitalBlast:
Axiom Space, with which we have a strategic partnership, has concluded a business consignment agreement with DigitalBlast through our mediation. We will provide an opportunity for DigitalBlast to conduct experiments on the ISS with the small life science experimental device “AMAZ”, which is being developed in-house.
DigitalBlast aims to realize moss cultivation on “AMAZ” on the ISS in 2024. Under this contract, Axiom Space will undertake all aspects of the AMAZ demonstration, from support such as advance preparations and safety reviews, to launch, on-orbit operation, and collection of experimental containers. Our company has contributed to the expansion of the use of the ISS “Kibo” Japanese Experiment Module through proposals for various experiments inside and outside the ISS as well as small satellite deployment projects from the ISS. We will contribute to the development of the Japanese space industry by working on the private space station development project that will succeed the ISS. As part of this, we have acquired the exclusive sales promotion rights for commercial use services of the ISS and private space stations in Japan from Axiom Space, and are focusing on creating and discovering commercial demand. This agreement is the first project for commercial use service sales promotion activities by the Company. Axiom Space is the only commercial operator approved by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to install commercial space station modules on the ISS. In order to contribute to the development of Japan’s space development, our mission is to secure a “place” for Japan’s space development in low earth orbit in the future. Utilizing the network of the Mitsui & Co. Group, the ISS and future private space stations will be used as bases for manned stays and microgravity environments to create new space environment utilization projects and contribute to the resolution of various industrial issues. aim for
Axiom Space was founded in 2016 with the vision of ‘A thriving dwelling in space that benefits all people on Earth’. Aiming to complete the world’s first independent commercial space station, we are building and launching the Axiom portion of the ISS first. Axiom also continues to provide access to the ISS through a complete end-to-end service for manned missions for professional and commercial astronauts. For more information, please visit our website
About DigitalBlast Co., Ltd.
DigitalBlast is a space venture that challenges the transformation of the space industry through the provision of planning, design and support for corporate transformation, development and support of digital technology, integrated marketing services, digital marketing services, Internet advertising services, video production and distribution. We have a diverse range of professionals in business strategy, digital, promotion, etc., and our strength lies in comprehensive proposals. (DigitalBlast Co., Ltd. website:
About Mitsui & Co. Aerospace
For about 40 years since its establishment in 1982, as a trading company specializing in aerospace and defense, we have contributed to the growth of the Japanese aerospace industry by importing and selling helicopters, aircraft, and space, defense, and security-related equipment, as well as providing related services. We have contributed to development and security. Incorporating information technology and logistics technology, we will respond to customer needs more broadly and accurately. (Mitsui Bussan Aerospace Co., Ltd. Space Business Website:
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