Naming GOSAT as Ibuki

Japan’s space agency, JAXA recently christened its Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite (GOSAT) as Ibuki. Given below are some of the semantics involved in the naming of the satellite. Might be of interest for language and semantics buffs.

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