Top 20 Astronaut celebrities in Japan
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Astronaut celebrities [Updated August 10, 2022].
Koichi Wakata was born
on August 1, 1963
The 2013-2014 Expedition 39 made him the first Japanese commander of the ISS.
Chiaki Mukai was born
on May 6, 1952
In 1985, she was selected to be an astronaut by Japan's National Space Agency.
Akihiko Hoshide was born
on December 28, 1968
He performed the first voice acting performance in space for an anime TV series.
Naoko Yamazaki was born
on December 27, 1970
She flew one space mission, on the Space Shuttle Discovery.
Satoshi Furukawa was born
on April 4, 1964
He was an aquanaut for the NEEMO 13 project in the Aquarius underwater laboratory.
Soichi Noguchi was born
He is the fifth Japanese person to visit space.