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Manabu Kato

Manabu Kato, Japanese science educator. Member of Japan Society Planetary Science, American Geophysical Union.

Background

  • Kato, Manabu was born on February 5, 1949 in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. Son of Kanemitsu and Yoshie Kato.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Nagoya University, 1976.

    Career

    • Research associate Nagoya University, 1976—1988, associate professor, 1989—1996. Professor Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Japan, since 1997.

    Works

    • Science manager (Japanese lunar orbiter) Kaguya (Aviation Week Laureate award, 2008).

    Membership

    Member of Japan Society Planetary Science, American Geophysical Union.

    Connections

    • Married Noriko Yamashita, March 27, 1982. 1 child Satoshi.
    • father: Kanemitsu Kato
    • mother: Yoshie Kato
    • spouse: Noriko Yamashita
    • child: Satoshi Kato
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    Born February 5, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality
    • 1976
      Nagoya University
    • 1997
      professor, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
      Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan