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Galaxy Express Corporation (株式会社ギャラクシーエクスプレス, Kabushikigaisha Gyarakushīekusupuresu) (GALEX) was a Japanese company which intended to develop the GX rocket.[1] GALEX was established on 27 March 2001. The Japanese government finally abandoned the GX program in December 2009.[citation needed] GALEX disbanded around March 2010.[2]


As of November 2009, the shareholders of the company were:[3]


  1. ^ "Japan's GX Rocket Targeted For Cancellation in 2010". Space News. November 20, 2009. Archived from the original on September 15, 2012. Retrieved November 25, 2009.
  2. ^ "IHI to liquidate GX rocket venture after govt pullout". iStock Analyst. 2010-01-16. Archived from the original on 2010-10-13. Retrieved 2011-10-28.
  3. ^ "Galaxy Express Company Profile". Archived from the original on 2009-04-21. Retrieved November 25, 2009.