March 11, 2014 –
On Sunday Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata took command of the International Space Station (ISS) and became the first Japanese national to oversee a manned space mission!
This is only the third time in history that the ISS has been overseen by a crewmember who is not from NASA or the Russian Space Agency. Four Japanese astronautss, including Wakata, have served as crewmembers in the past.
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