JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi visits UTokyo


JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi, who as the first Japanese astronaut to fly aboard the new US Crew Dragon spacecraft returned to Earth in May this year, paid a visit to UTokyo on Friday, September 27, 2021 to return the School of Engineering and Faculty of Engineering flag he previously received from former Dean Tatsuya Okubo. He presented it to us as an official piece of flight memorabilia.

 With the piece of flight memorabilia returned from JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi 
(From left: UTokyo Executive Vice President Tatsuya Okubo, JAXA astronaut Noguchi,UTokyo President Teruo Fujii, Dean of the School of Engineering Takao Someya)