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Katsuhiko Tsuno

Katsuhiko Tsuno, Japanese engineering manager. Achievements include development of Interferometric Monitor for Greenhouse gases on board ADEOS and seven optical sensors on board Hayabusa (Muses-C) which successfully touch down onto small asteroid Itokawa in 2005.

Background

  • Tsuno, Katsuhiko was born on July 10, 1955 in Wakayama, Japan. Son of Katsumi and Miyoko Tsuno.

  • Education

    • Master, Osaka University, Japan, 1980.

    Career

    • Engineer Space Program Division, TOSHIBA Corporation, Kawasaki, Japan, 1983—1995, manager Japan, 1995—2000, senior manager Japan, 2000—2001. Manager Manger, Nippon Electric Corporation TOSHIBA Space Systems Ltd., Yokohama, Japan, since 2001. Space optical senser engineering TOSHIBA Corporation, Kawasaki, Japan, 1983—2000.

      Space optical sensor engineering Nippon Electric Corporation TOSHIBA Space Systems Ltd., Yokohama, Japan, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of Interferometric Monitor for Greenhouse gases on board ADEOS and seven optical sensors on board Hayabusa (Muses-C) which successfully touch down onto small asteroid Itokawa in 2005.

    Connections

    • Married Teruko Horizume, February 14, 1955. 1 child Kyusei.
    • father: Katsumi Tsuno
    • mother: Miyoko Tsuno
    • spouse: Teruko Horizume
    • child: Kyusei Tsuno
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    Born July 10, 1955
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      Osaka University
    • 1983 - 1995
      Engineer, Space Program Division
      Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
    • 2001
      manager, Manger
      Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan