Akihiko Hoshide

Akihiko Hoshide

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Nationality Japanese

Date Of Birth 1968-12-28

Status Active

Type Government


Astronaut Biography

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.

Akihiko Hoshide's Launches

Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-05M

Success
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
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Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-124

Success
United Space Alliance
Launch Complex 39A
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