Astronaut 'ambassadors' to encourage Tokyo 2020 torchbearers from space

National Jul 23, 2019

Astronaut 'ambassadors' to encourage Tokyo 2020 torchbearers from space

Japanese astronauts will broadcast messages of encouragement from space during the torch relays for both the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to Olympic organizing committee officials. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronauts Soichi Noguchi and Akihiko Hoshide will send the messages to torchbearers from ...