Biographies of International Astronauts

Noguchi

Soichi

Japan

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Personal data

Birthdate:  15.04.1965
Birthplace:  Yokohama / Kanagawa
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.08.1996
Selection group:  NASDA-3
Position:  MSP
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-114  MSP  26.07.2005 - 09.08.2005 13d 21h 32m 
2  Soyuz TMA-17 / ISS-22 / ISS-23  Flight Engineer  20.12.2009 - 02.06.2010 163d 05h 32m 
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Total  177d 03h 04m 
     

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-119  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Bachelor of engineering degree in aeronautical engineering, 1989; master of engineering degree in aeronautical engineering, 1991, both from the University of Tokyo; joined Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd (IHI); hobbies: Jogging, basketball, skiing, camping.

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