Biographies of International Astronauts

Furukawa

Satoshi

Japan

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Source: Roscosmos PAO

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Personal data

Birthdate:  04.04.1964
Birthplace:  Yokohama City / Kanagava
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  10.02.1999
Selection group:  NASDA-4
Position:  MSP
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TMA-02M / ISS-28 / ISS-29  Flight Engineer  07.06. - 22.11.2011 167d 06h 13m 
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Total  167d 06h 13m 
       

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TMA-17  Flight Engineer
2  Soyuz TMA-20  Flight Engineer

Additional information

M.D. and Ph.D. in Medical Science from the University of Tokyo 1989 and 2000 respectively; worked as a surgeon at the University of Tokyo; in May 2004 selected as NASA MSP; hobbies: Music, baseball, mathematics, bowling, traveling.

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