Director  Naoko Yamazaki

Director (Outside Director)
Naoko Yamazaki
[Date of Birth]
December 27, 1970

April 1996 Joined the National Space Development Agency of Japan (currently Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)) (retired in August 2011)
September 2001 Certified as International Space Station (ISS) onboard astronaut
May 2004 Acquired certification for Flight Engineer, Soyuz Spacecraft
February 2006 Acquired certification for Mission Specialist, Space Shuttle
April 2010 Crew Member of Space Shuttle Discovery as Mission Specialist, participated in Construction and Supply for ISS
September 2011 Honorary Chairperson, the National Soroban Education Association (to present)
April 2012 Visiting Professor, Ritsumeikan University (to present)
July 2012 Member, Committee on National Space Policy, Cabinet Office (to present)
May 2013 Visiting Professor, Joshibi University of Art and Design (to present)
July 2015 Director, Japanese Rocket Society (to present) and Chairperson of Sorajo Committee (to present)
December 2015 Advisory Board Member, International Robot Competition Executive Committee (to present)
March 2016 Outside Director, Nabtesco Corporation (to present)
September 2017 Outside Director, Optorun Co., Ltd. (to present)
June 2018 Outside Director, the Company (to present)
July 2018 Representative Director, Space Port Japan Association (to present)