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April 11-14, 2016 · Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Yuichi Yamaura

Yuichi Yamaura
Vice President, Strategy, International Relations and Industrial Collaboration
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

Yuichi Yamaura is the Vice President for Strategy, International Relations and Industrial Collaboration at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).  Prior to his current position, he was the Associate Executive Director for Lunar and Planetary Exploration Program and the ISS Program at JAXA.  Previously, Yamaura served as the Director of Strategic Planning and Management Department. He was also engaged primarily in human space flight programs such as Spacelab missions by the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station Program, and strategy/administration of JAXA.  Yamaura started his career at the National Space Development Agency of Japan, in Japan’s early phase of Earth observation satellite data acquisition and processing.  He holds a Master's of Engineering in Aeronautics and Astronautics from University of Tokyo.

Participating Events

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
9:00 a.m. to
10:30 a.m.:
Panel: Space Agency Leaders
Symposium Program
Moderator:

Elliot H. Pulham

Chief Executive Officer
Space Foundation
Panelists:

Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Ph.D

Director General
United Arab Emirates Space Agency

Professor Roberto Battiston

President
Italian Space Agency (ASI)

Gwang-Rae CHO, Ph.D

President
Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)

Katherine Courtney

CEO
UK Space Agency

Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund

Chair of the Executive Board
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Sylvain Laporte

President
Canadian Space Agency

Jean-Yves Le Gall

President
Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

Dr. Francisco Javier Mendieta Jiménez

General Director
Mexican Space Agency (AEM)

Ger Nieuwpoort, Ph.D

Director
Netherlands Space Office (NSO)

Dr. Marius-Ioan Piso

President and Chief Executive Officer
Romanian Space Agency (ROSA)

Johann-Dietrich Wörner

Director General
European Space Agency (ESA)

Yuichi Yamaura

Vice President, Strategy, International Relations and Industrial Collaboration
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

 

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