Satoshi Furukawa is a well known personality from Japan who is M.D., Ph.D. in Medical Science. He was born in 1964 in Kanagawa Japan. He spent 165 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS) in 2011 as a Flight Engineer with Expeditions 28 and 29. In addition to conducting experiments on Kibo and performing maintenance on the ISS, he also supported the final mission of the Space Shuttle, STS-135.
Bandla, the Virgin Galactic Vice President for Government Relations, is an astronautical engineer by training.
China would collaborate with Pakistan in its ambitious space mission
On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo mission, a tribute to the astronauts who made it all possible, and those who died trying.
Tiangong-1 -- or "Heavenly Palace" -- was placed in orbit in September 2011, acting as a testing ground for China's efforts to build its own space station by 2022, but ceased functioning in 2016.