It is "extremely important to use space to prepare for various contingencies, including ballistic missiles," the draft said, adding that there are "grave threats to stable use of space."
The ministry also weighs to develop smaller satellites that can be lifted off easily,
The ministry also plans to load its infrared sensors onto JAXA' s new satellite to conduct research and improve its capabilities to analyze satellite images, said the report.
The ministry crafted the first basic policy in 2009 after
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