JAXA Series: Part 3 – The International Space Station & Space Exploration with Astronaut Yui Kimiya
This webinar, part of a series of introducing the exciting work of JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, featured JAXA Astronaut Yui Kimiya and JAXA Administrator Taniguchi Fuki who explored JAXA’s current and future programmes for space exploration, human spaceflight and activities on the International Space Station (ISS).
As Japan’s national aerospace and space agency, JAXA is responsible for research and technology development in the fields of space and aeronautics. Its missions include asteroid exploration in search of the origins of the universe, R&D and operations of launch vehicles and earth observation satellites, and participation in international space exploration projects.
JAXA Astronaut Yui Kimiya previously spent 142 days in space as a crewmember of the ISS Expedition 44/45.