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Aerospace engineer

Norikazu Hara, Japanese aerospace engineer. Member AIII, American Astronautical Society, Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Japanese Rocket Society.

Background

Hara, Norikazu was born on September 11, 1942 in Tokushima, Japan. Son of Shigeichi and Uta (Konishi) Hara.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1966. Master of Science, Florida Institute of Technology, 1976.

Career

Design engineer Nihon Aircraft Manufacturing Company, Tokyo, 1966-1972, National Space Development Agency Japan, Tokyo, 1972-1982, director Los Angeles office, 1983-1986, senior engineer Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 1987-1991, general manager space station, safety and product assurance office Japan, 1992-1996. General manager safety and product assurance department JAMSS, 1996-1998. Director safety and reliability department National Space Development Agency, Tokyo, 1999-2000, invited engineer safety and reliability department, since 2001.

Membership

Member AIII, American Astronautical Society, Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Japanese Rocket Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Personal computers, travel, handcrafts.

Connections

Married Mariko Okano, September 9, 1975. Children: Tomoaki, Risa.

father:
Shigeichi Hara

mother:
Uta (Konishi) Hara

spouse:
Mariko Okano

child:
Tomoaki Hara

child:
Risa Hara