Sixth JAXA Astronaut Trains For Station Mission

HOUSTON — Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Takuya Onishi will begin training in December for six months aboard the International Space Station. Onishi will be the sixth Japanese astronaut to serve aboard the orbiting science laboratory since 2009. Liftoff of his Expedition 48/49...

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