Satoshi Furukawa is a Japanese surgeon and JAXA astronaut who has flown to the International Space Station as a flight engineer on long-duration missions. He is also a medical expert and a participant in various spaceflight research projects. Learn about his medical career, spaceflight experience, controversies and personal life.
12. Jan. 2023 · Satoshi Furukawa, 58, the third Japanese person to have completed a long-term mission in space, was responsible for an experiment conducted between 2016 and 2017 that simulated life on the ISS....
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26. Aug. 2023 · Four-person crew, including Japan's Satoshi Furukawa, blast off to ISS - The Japan Times WORLD / Science & Health Four-person crew, including Japan's Satoshi Furukawa, blast off to ISS SpaceX's...
FURUKAWA Satoshi is a Japanese medical doctor and astronaut who has spent 165 days on the International Space Station (ISS) as a flight engineer in 2011 and 2023. He is also the head of JAXA's Space Biomedical Research Group and a former NASA Mission Specialist. Learn more about his background, training, missions, and achievements.
27. Aug. 2023 · JAXA Astronaut FURUKAWA Satoshi who arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) by the Crew Dragon Spacecraft (Crew-7), has begun his long-duration stay as the 69 th and 70 th expedition crew member. Docking to the ISS and Opening Hatch schedules are as follows: Docking Date/Time: August 27, 2023 / 22:16 (JST) August 27, 2023 / 9:16 (EDT)