Monthly Archives: September 2013

Interview: Astronaut Naoko Yamazaki, Part 2

Here’s the second part of my interview with Naoko Yamazaki (sharing a laugh with me at the photographic skills of my friend Gary, who very kindly offered the use of his office for the interview). In addition to the options … Continue reading

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Interview: Astronaut Naoko Yamazaki, Part 1

Astronaut Naoko Yamazaki retired from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency in August 2011, having served as a mission specialist on NASA space shuttle flight STS-131, which resupplied the International Space Station in April 2010. Yamazaki, who was the second Japanese … Continue reading

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