Koichi Wakata

Koichi Wakata was born on August 1, 1963 in Japan. The first Japanese astronaut to work on the assembly of the International Space Station.
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Currently, Koichi Wakata is 58 years, 5 months and 21 days old. Koichi Wakata will celebrate 59rd birthday on a Monday 1st of August 2022. Below we countdown to Koichi Wakata upcoming birthday.

Popular As Koichi Wakata
Occupation Astronaut
Age 57 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born August 1, 1963 (Japan)
Birthday August 1
Town/City Japan
Nationality Japan

🌙 Zodiac

Koichi Wakata’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Koichi Wakata was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

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The first Japanese Astronaut to work on the assembly of the International Space Station.

Before Fame

He worked for Japan Airlines as a structural Engineer.


The 2013-2014 Expedition 39 made him the first Japanese commander of the ISS.

Family Life

He married a woman from Germany.

Associated With

He is an Engineer like Robert Moses.

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