Prof. Shinichi Nakasuka graduated from Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo and received Ph.D in 1988. He joined IBM Research during 1988-1990, and then has been working for Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Tokyo as a lecturer, an associate professor and became a full professor in 2004. He is a member of JSASS, SICE, and IAA, and the former Chairperson of IFAC Aerospace Technical Committee and has been the chairperson of UNISEC-GLOBAL since its beginning. His major research areas include micro/nano/pico-satellites, autonomy and intelligence for space systems, novel space systems, and guidance, navigation and control of spacecraft. He developed and launched 15 micro/nano/pico-satellites successfully including the world first CubeSat launched in 2003. He contributed to establishment of several space start-ups, and to the education based on micro/nano-satellites to Asian and many other countries. He also served as a member of the Japanese government’s Space Policy Committee from 2012 to 2022. He has served on several ministries’ space programs.