Hajime Yano

Geochemistry, Remote Sensing, Geology

Ph.D., PMP

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  • Aug 2013
    NASA Group Achievement Award
  • Mar 2011
    Distingushed Alumni of the Year by International Christian University
  • Nov 2010
    Space Frontier Award by JSME Space Engineering Division


Hajime Yano is a space scientist in Solar System exploration specializing Solar System small bodies, cosmic dust and astrobiology. His research extends to: extraterrestrial sample analyses, meteor and astronomical observations, meteoroid and orbital debris dynamics, hypervelocity impact and microgravity geology experiments, planetary protection, and design, R&D, flight operation, and data analyses of spacecraft instruments, emphasizing on sample return missions from LEO, NEO and beyond.

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