nakaharaMr. Junijiro Nakahara
JAXA Visiting Professor - Space Engineering
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology
Master of Information Technology, Kyushu University


Has been with NASDA/JAXA since 1976.
Engineering management of satellite ground system and satellite development (1976-1987)
Project management of Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) operations system (control system, training system, engineering support system, etc) development and others (1988-2004)
Deputy project manager for JEM (operation) (2002-2004)
Director of Consolidated Space Tracking and Data Acquisition Department (2005-2008)
Director of Tsukuba Space Center (2008-2009)

Research and teaching interests:

Space system engineering

Publications include:

Space Suits Structure and Extravehicular Activity (Japanese); Journal of the Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan Vol. 56 No.1 pp25-28, 2000
Space Suits Structure and Extravehicular Activity (Japanese); Journal of the Textile Machinery Society of Japan Vol.54 No.10 pp401-407, 2001
JEM Operations Training System Development; ISTS-f-25, May 2002, Matsue, Japan
Robotics Training for International Space Station; ISTS-f-33, May 2002, Matsue, Japan
Operation of Japanese Experiment Module “KIBO” and Operations System(Japanese); Journal of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences Vol.51 pp170-178, June 2003
Lunar Navigation – Japan’s experience and the future - ; SpaceOps 2010 Conference, April 2010, Huntsville

Other activites:

Program committee member for International Space Station session of International Symposium on Space Technology and Science (ISTS) May 2002, Matsue, Japan
More than 30 educational lectures on space to the public in 2009-2012.