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Japan-U.S. Aerospace Cooperation Seminar 2021: The Artemis Generation Is Upon Us

Friday, January 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am


The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and the Embassy of Japan in the United States of America will hold the annual New Year’s event (virtual) “Japan-U.S. Aerospace Cooperation Seminar 2021: The Artemis Generation Is Upon Us.”


Japan and the U.S. have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that formally outlines the cooperation for the Gateway program. To commemorate this historic occasion, our distinguished guest speakers will discuss the future prospects of the Japan-U.S. partnership for space exploration. 


During the event also, YAMAKAWA Hiroshi, President of JAXA, will present the latest information on JAXA and its programs, including a look at the FY2021 budget.



Japan-US Aerospace Cooperation Seminar 2021: The Artemis Generation Is Upon Us


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Friday, January 15, 2021, 11:00-11:45 a.m. (EST)


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The event will be streamed online on JAXA’s YouTube channel.

Access the event from here:

(No registration required)


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Remarks by:

SUGIYAMA Shinsuke J., Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States of America

INOUE Shinji, Minister, Cabinet Office of Japan

HAGIUDA Koichi, Minister, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan

Steve JURCZYK, Associate Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)


Presentation of JAXA’s program update & 2021 budget:

YAMAKAWA Hiroshi, President, JAXA


Message from:

WAKATA Koichi, Senior Advisor and Astronaut, JAXA



SHIMASAKI Seiichi, Science Counselor, Embassy of Japan in USA

ONODA Masami, Director, JAXA Washington D.C. Office


If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact JAXA Washington D.C. Office at


We look forward to your participation.



JAXA Washington D.C. Office


Friday, January 15
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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