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Takao Doi

Takao Doi

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 09/18/1954
  • First Flight: 11/19/1997
  • Last Flight: 03/11/2008


Takao Doi, a Japanese astronaut affiliated with the government agency Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, embarked on 2 space flights and engaging in 2 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

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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