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Takao Doi

Takao Doi

Status: Retired
9/18/1954 –
Nationality: Japanese
Type: Government
First Flight: 11/19/1997
Last Flight: 3/11/2008

Takao Doi (土井 隆雄 Doi Takao, born September 18, 1954) is a Japanese astronaut and veteran of two NASA space shuttle missions.

Doi flew as a mission specialist aboard STS-87 in 1997, during which he became the first Japanese astronaut to conduct a spacewalk.

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