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Structural engineer , Spacecraft engineer

Tetsuo Yasaka, Japanese Spacecraft engineer, structural engineer. Achievements include United States and foreign patents on Tumble Orbit Transfer; development of Ka-band antenna for CS-2 and CS-3, of multi-beam antennas for ETS-VI, of geostationary tether satellite systems, of geostationary service vehicle; analysis of spare debris environment.

Background

Yasaka, Tetsuo was born on January 27, 1942 in Oyabe, Toyama-ken, Japan. Son of Ryohei and Kuni Yasaka.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, University Tokyo, 1965; Doctor of Engineering, U. Tokyo, 1970.

Career

Researcher Institute Space and Aeronautical Science, University Tokyo, 1970-1974. Senior research engineer Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Electrical Communication Laboratory, Yokosuka, Japan, 1974-1986. Executive research engineer Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Radio Communication Systems Laboratory, 1986-1994.

Professor department aeronautics and astronautics Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include United States and foreign patents on Tumble Orbit Transfer. Development of Ka-band antenna for CS-2 and CS-3, of multi-beam antennas for ETS-VI, of geostationary tether satellite systems, of geostationary service vehicle. Analysis of spare debris environment.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, International Academy Astronautics, International Astronautical Federation (materials and structures committee since 1987, vice chairman materials and structures committee since 1994), Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences (vice chairman space debris group since 1990), Japanese Rocket Society, Institute Electronics Information and Communications Engineers (achievement award 1985).

Connections

Married Kyoko Takeuchi, May 10, 1967.

father:
Ryohei Yasaka

mother:
Kuni Yasaka

spouse:
Kyoko Takeuchi