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15-17 March 2023

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山川 宏 (Mr Hiroshi Yamakawa)

山川 宏 (Mr Hiroshi Yamakawa)

JAXA理事長, President, JAXA

理事長:山川 宏

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
President : Hiroshi Yamakawa
Hiroshi Yamakawa became a research associate and an associate professor at the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science in 1993-2003, and an associate professor at Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in 2003-2006. He was a project manager of the Euro-Japan collaborative mission to Mercury "BepiColombo". He moved to Kyoto University in 2006 as a professor of the Research Institute of Sustainable Humanosphere. He was appointed as secretary general at the Secretariat of Strategic Headquarters for Space Policy, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan in 2010 through 2012. Then, he was assigned member of the Committee on National Space Policy, Cabinet Office from 2012 through 2018. He was appointed as the President of JAXA in April 2018.