The article discusses the importance of Japan’s role in the exploration of space, noting that due to the country’s experience in rocket technology, they must not be excluded from the race to the moon. The author states that the growing interest in space exploration presents an opportunity for Japan to revive its space-related industries, and regain its place as a leader in the field. Finally, they call for Japan to leverage its technical capabilities and competitive capabilities to make meaningful contributions to the international space effort.