HS ASCEND HIROSHI YAMAKAWA

Hiroshi Yamakawa

President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Work Experience

1993 Research Associate, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)

1997 Visiting Scientist of Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

2002 Visiting Scientist of The European Space Research and Technology Centre, European Space Agency (ESA)

2003 Associate Professor, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)

2005-2006 JAXA Project Manager, Mercury Exploration Mission “BepiColombo”

2006 Professor, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University

2010 Secretary General, Secretariat of Strategic Headquarters for Space Policy, Cabinet Secretariat (concurrent post)

2012 Member of Committee on National Space Policy (concurrent post)

2018 President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

2020 ASCEND Participation

Meta-18: Meeting Global Challenges in Partnership for the Benefit of Humanity, Wednesday 18 November 0800-1000

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