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« on: 11/08/2017 12:18 AM »

JAXA Astronaut Soichi Noguchi Selected as a Member of ISS Expedition Crew

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), a national research and development agency, is delighted to announce today that JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi was selected as a crew member of the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 62/63.

Period of stay in space: Approximately six months since around the end of 2019

For the crew membersí round-trip to the ISS, the mission will employ the Russian Soyuz spacecraft or the new US manned spacecraft now being developed by a private company.