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Aerospace engineer

Hiroshi Miyajima, Japanese aerospace engineer. Achievements include development of a medium thrust cryogenic rocket engine; research on performance potential of low thrust cryogenic rocket engine, building a high altitude rocket engine test facility, building a scramjet engine test facility. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Japan Society Aeronautical Space Science.

Background

Miyajima, Hiroshi was born on February 5, 1940 in Fukumitsu, Toyama, Japan. Son of Magohachi and Setsu (Furuike) Miyajima.

Education

Master of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1964.

Career

Research scientist National Aerospace Laboratory, Kakuda, Japan, 1967-1974. Head propellant laboratory National Aerospace Laboratory, Kakuda Research Center, Japan, 1974-1980, head rocket altitude performance laboratory Kakuda Research Center Japan, 1978-1987, deputy director Japan, 1983-1992, director Japan, since 1992. Member technical committee National Space Development Agency of Japan, Tokyo, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of a medium thrust cryogenic rocket engine. Research on performance potential of low thrust cryogenic rocket engine, building a high altitude rocket engine test facility, building a scramjet engine test facility.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Journal Spacecraft and Rockets, Journal Propulsion and Power.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Japan Society Aeronautical Space Science.

Connections

Married Michiko Iino, August 30, 1964. Children: Masafumi, Norifumi.

father:
Magohachi Miyajima

mother:
Setsu (Furuike) Miyajima

spouse:
Michiko Iino

child:
Masafumi Miyajima

child:
Norifumi Miyajima