Biographies of International Astronauts

Akiyama

Toyohiro

Japan

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Personal data

Birthdate:  22.07.1942
Birthplace:  Setagaya Ward
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  17.08.1989
Selection group:  TBS
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 10.12.1990

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-11 / Soyuz TM-10  Research Cosmonaut  02.12. - 10.12.1990 7d 21h 54m 
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Total  7d 21h 54m 
           

Additional information

Reporter of Japanese TV-Company TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System); he also worked for BBC in London (1967 - 1971); later Deputy Director of TBS News Division; resigned in 1995 from TBS to pursue private interests; hobbies: Sailing, hiking, swimming; later he was an active balloonist.

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