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Akihiko Hoshide

Akihiko Hoshide

  • Status: Active
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 12/28/1968
  • First Flight: 05/31/2008
  • Last Flight: 04/23/2021


Akihiko Hoshide, a Japanese astronaut affiliated with the government agency Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, embarked on 3 space flights and engaging in 4 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Akihiko Hoshide is a Japanese engineer and JAXA astronaut. On August 30, 2012, Hoshide became the third Japanese astronaut to walk in space. His space selfies from 2012, including another space selfie that was posted on Instagram, appeared at the top of many selfie lists of 2013.

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