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aerospace agency director

Tsutomu Iwata, Japanese aerospace agency director. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Lunar and Planetary Society (executive director since 1991), Japan Rocket Society (executive director since 1984).

Background

Iwata, Tsutomu was born on November 2, 1946 in Tokyo. Son of Daiji and Toshiko (Shiojiri) Iwata.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tokyo, 1969. Master of Science, Harvard University, 1979.

Career

Researcher, Science and Technology Agency, Japan, 1969; engineer, National Space Development Agency, Japan, 1969-1978; senior engineer, National Space Development Agency, Japan, 1978-1994; director Advanced Mission Research Center,, National Space Development Agency, Tsukuba., Japan, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: 2020 Japanese Lunar Immigration Plan, 1991. Editor: The Perspectives of the Future Space Activities, 1992, Building the Manned Lunar Station, 1994.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Lunar and Planetary Society (executive director since 1991), Japan Rocket Society (executive director since 1984).

Connections

Married Kimiko Motomiya, June 27, 1971. 1 child, Kumiko.

father:
Daiji Iwata

mother:
Toshiko (Shiojiri) Iwata

spouse:
Kimiko Motomiya

child:
Kumiko Iwata