Club Activities

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.

Field Trips!

ELSI Symposium

We visited the Earth-Life Science Institute of Tokyo Tech University to hear a series of talks from research scientists.

ispace Inc.

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.

Guest Lectures

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.

Ongoing Projects