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Naoko Yamazaki

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa)

Yamazaki is a former astronaut for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and the second Japanese woman in space. Since retiring from JAXA in 2011, Yamazaki has devoted herself to space education and sustainable development, including co-founding Space Port Japan Association in 2018.

Yamazaki is also a member of The Earthshot Prize Council, a global team of influential individuals who will award The Earthshot Prize every year from 2021 until 2030.

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Events featuring Naoko Yamazaki

Events featuring Naoko Yamazaki