Club activities include professional and student-lead lectures and presentations, creating and organizing space-related activities for the ASIJ community, and visiting space science facilities in Tokyo.
We visited the Earth-Life Science Institute of Tokyo Tech University to hear a series of talks from research scientists.
We visited the space company's Japan headquarters, where we learned its history and current projects.
JAXA Tsukuba Space Center
In addition to touring the exhibits, we met JAXA astronaut Dr. Wakata.
In addition to touring the exhibits, we met former JAXA astronaut Dr. Mohri, now Exec Director of Miraikan.
We visited and toured the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan's numerous facilities.
Dr. Michael Famiano
Wednesday February 13, 2019
Dr. Mike Famiano is an associate professor of nuclear astrophysics at the Department of Physics at Western Michigan University.
His primary research interest is in stellar nucleosynthesis, and has worked as a visiting scientist at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan.