Surgeon, scientist named Japan’s first new astronauts in 13 years

Astronaut candidates for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Ayu Yoneda (L), a surgeon at the Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, and Makoto Suwa (on screen), a disaster prevention specialist at the World Bank, pose after a news conference in Tokyo on February 28, 2023. | Photo credit: AFP Japan’s space agency JAXA on Tuesday … Read more