Japan never fails to surprise the world with their advanced technology and highly advance thinking. A country which was once severely destroyed by one of the worst Tsunami still works on producing technology which no other country can think of.

JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) has launched a rocket carrying an artificial satellite which will produce an Artificial meteor shower. This will be the world first artificial meteor satellite if the mission succeed.

Know about the satellite

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is a Japanese Aerospace and Space Agency just like NASA of USA and ISRO of India.

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JAXA provides scientific research, launching of a satellite, moon exploration, technological development etc. The satellite was launch by Epsilon-4 Rocket from Uchinoura space centre.

This will be the fourth Epsilon rocket to be launched and the first time to launch more than one satellite at a time. The rocket will be launching seven nanosatellites. The nanosatellite was launched so as to produce the first-ever artificial celestial show by early 2020 over the Hiroshima.

The satellite was launched for an initial experiment for the so-called "shooting star on-demand".

The satellite was developed by ALE (Astro Live Experiences) Co Ltd, one of the Start-ups which is based in Tokyo. Lina Okajima chief Executive of ALE in one of the news conference last year told about the project of shooting stars which can be delivered all over the world.

The process of producing the meteor shower

The main aim of the micro-satellite is to produce a tiny ball that glows brightly, and when it came in contact with the atmosphere, it mimics like that of the shooting stars simulating a meteor shower in the space.

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The process of producing such simulation is called Plasma Emission.

Once the tiny ball is released in the space, it will automatically burn up to ashes so that no risk is posed to the people. The glow will be so much bright that it will be seen even through the light-polluted Tokyo city. The tiny ball is expected to shine for several seconds before being completely burned up. Apart from this tiny ball, the ALE is also looking forward to introducing disused satellites so that it will produce even brighter glows.

The world will witness if the mission goes well

By 2020 if the said mission succeeds and goes well then the people all around the world will be able to witness worldwide meteor shower show. ALE is working along with the local government official, Scientists, and Engineers. Although the satellite was successfully launched the company did not disclose the exact amount being spent on the mission.