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JAXA Astronaut Noguchi's Next ISS Mission Logo

Last Updated: January 10, 2019

Three rings around Earth represent "turning point" to the new era of space exploration, "challenge" for the next-generation spaceship as the first Japanese person, and "2020" which has important missions such as ISS long-duration mission of a Japanese astronaut, launch of Japanese new flagship rocket ''H3'', and Hayabusa2 return. Intersections of the rings symbolizes the bright future of Japan and Earth, as well as ISS and the Japanese Experiment Module "Kibo" heading to the future.

The heptagon and seven stars, resembling JAXA's seven astronauts, indicate the firm will to support astronaut Noguchi as ''Team Japan''. The shining star at the top represents Astronaut Noguchi leading humankind to the era of deep space exploration.

JAXA Astronaut Noguchi's Next ISS Mission Logo

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