29 January 1948 |
Yoichi, Hokkaidō, Japan
Time in space
|19d 04h 09m|
|Selection||1985 NASDA Group|
Most of Mohri's work has been in the field of materials and vacuum sciences. From 1975 to 1985, Mohri was a member of the nuclear engineering faculty of Hokkaido University, where he worked on nuclear fusion-related projects.
Mohri was selected by the National Space Development Agency of Japan to train as a payload specialist for a Japanese materials science payload. He flew his first space mission aboard STS-47 in 1992 as chief payload specialist for Spacelab-J. Mohri subsequently made another trip into space as part of mission STS-99 in 2000.
As of 2007, Mohri is the Executive Director for the Miraikan (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation) in Tokyo.
- It's an Honour. Itsanhonour.gov.au (2006-03-16). Retrieved on 2011-06-24.
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