Onishi, ISS crewmates safely back on Earth

National Oct 30, 2016

Onishi, ISS crewmates safely back on Earth

A Japanese astronaut and two other members of the International Space Station returned to Earth on Sunday after completing a nearly four-month mission, the Japanese and U.S. space agencies said. Russian mission commander Anatoly Ivanishin and flight engineers Takuya Onishi, from Japan, and Kate Rubins, ...

JAXA to send Onishi to ISS in 2016

National Nov 29, 2013

JAXA to send Onishi to ISS in 2016

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said Friday that astronaut Takuya Onishi will travel into space for the first time around July 2016 in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. Onishi, 37, who will stay at the International Space Station for about six months, issued a comment saying: ...