ASTRONAUT

Chiaki Mukai

1952 - Today

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Chiaki Mukai (向井 千秋, Mukai Chiaki, born May 6, 1952) is a Japanese physician and JAXA astronaut. She was the first Japanese woman in space, the first Japanese citizen to have two spaceflights, and the first Asian woman in space. Both were Space Shuttle missions; her first was STS-65 aboard Space Shuttle Columbia in July 1994, which was a Spacelab mission. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chiaki Mukai has received more than 139,270 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Chiaki Mukai is the 152nd most popular astronaut (up from 154th in 2019), the 1,143rd most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,049th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Astronaut.

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  • 30

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Among ASTRONAUTS

Among astronauts, Chiaki Mukai ranks 152 out of 524Before her are Roberta Bondar, Vitaly Sevastyanov, David M. Brown, Pavel Vinogradov, Valentina Ponomaryova, and William E. Thornton. After her are Elliot See, Charles Bassett, Story Musgrave, Owen Garriott, Yury Malyshev, and Edward Gibson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, Chiaki Mukai ranks 322Before her are Jenő Jandó, Ana Obregón, Tony Kaye, Luis Moreno Ocampo, Michel Blanc, and Fernando Morena. After her are Alexander Gennadiyevich Zaitsev, Piercarlo Ghinzani, Helmuts Balderis, Bogusław Linda, Bill Walton, and Ali Gomaa.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Chiaki Mukai ranks 1,143 out of 6,048Before her are Takeshi Ono (1944), Tsuru Aoki (1892), Yoshiko Kuga (1931), Hiroshi Kamiya (1975), Riichi Yokomitsu (1898), and Daimaou Kosaka (1973). After her are Yukihiro Matsumoto (1965), Masahiro Sakurai (1970), Gackt (1973), Minami Takayama (1964), Nobuo Kishi (1959), and Takayuki Kubota (1934).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Japan

Among astronauts born in Japan, Chiaki Mukai ranks 2Before her are Toyohiro Akiyama (1942). After her are Akihiko Hoshide (1968), Mamoru Mohri (1948), Soichi Noguchi (1965), Koichi Wakata (1963), Takao Doi (1954), Naoko Yamazaki (1970), Satoshi Furukawa (1964), Kimiya Yui (1970), Takuya Onishi (1975), and Norishige Kanai (1976).