Mr. Kazuyoshi Kawasaki

Deputy Director,
Space Exploration Innovation Hub Center, JAXA

Mr. Kazuyoshi Kawasaki is currently responsible for promotion of the research and development system of space exploration technology through open innovation as the deputy director for JAXA Space Exploration Innovation Hub Center. Since joining JAXA in 1987, he has been involved in the operation and utilization of Japanese Experiment Module, “Kibo” of the ISS for about 20 years. In 1998, he has served as a researcher for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.