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Soichi Noguchi

Soichi Noguchi

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 04/15/1965
  • First Flight: 07/26/2005
  • Last Flight: 11/16/2020


Soichi Noguchi, 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.

Soichi Noguchi (野口 聡一 Noguchi Sōichi, born 15 April 1965 in Yokohama, Japan) is a Japanese aeronautical engineer and former JAXA astronaut. His first spaceflight was as a Mission Specialist aboard STS-114 on 26 July 2005 for NASA’s first “return to flight” Space Shuttle mission after the Columbia disaster. He was most recently in space as part of the Soyuz TMA-17 crew and Expedition 22 to the International Space Station (ISS), returning to Earth on 2 June 2010. He is the fifth Japanese astronaut to fly in space and the fourth to fly on the space shuttle.

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