Guests from Japan and Overseas

Miraikan welcomes many researchers and famous personalities from Japan and overseas. This section introduces the guests that visit Miraikan.

August 18, 2008

Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy

Ms. Seiko Noda

July 12, 2008

Astronaut from NASA

Mr. Edward Michael (Mike) Fincke

Astronaut from NASA

Dr. Sandra H. Magnus

Astronaut from NASA

Ms. Nicole Passonno Stott

Astronaut from JAXA

Dr. Koichi Wakata

June 8, 2008

Prime Minister of Japan

Mr. Yasuo Fukuda

Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Mr. Kisaburo Tokai

The U.S. Ambassador to Japan

Mr. J. Thomas Scieffer

June 5, 2008

Professor of California Institute of Technology/Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1992

Dr. Rudolph Arthur Marcus

June 2, 2008

Professor of Jülich Research Centre/Nobel Laureate in Physics

Dr. Peter Grünberg

May 15, 2008

Governor of Ibaraki Prefecture

Mr. Masaru Hashimoto

April 16, 2008

The Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Rajendra K. Pachauri, Ph.D.

April 12, 2008

Astronaut from ESA

Dr. and Ms. Christer Fuglesang

Ambassador of Sweden

Mr. and Ms. Stefan Noreen

March 10, 2008

Minister of the Environment/Doctor of Medicine

Dr. Ichiro Kamoshita

March 5, 2008

Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Mr. Kisaburo Tokai

March 3, 2008

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia

H. E. Ms. Sanjaasuren OYUN

February 2, 2008

Astronaut from NASA

Janice E. Voss

Astronaut from CSA

Robert (Bob) Thirsk

Astronauts from ESA

Mr. Frank De Winne and Mrs. Lena Winne

Astronaut from ESA

Andre Kuipers

October 31, 2007

Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs, Science and Technology Policy

Mr. Fumio Kishida

October 31, 2007

President of the Swiss Council of States

H.E. Dr. Peter Bieri-Luthiger

October 15, 2007

President of the National Assembly, Kingdom of Cambodia

Mr. Samdech HENG Samrin

September 15, 2007

Minister of Tourism and Sports, Kingdom of Thailand

Dr. Suvit Yodmani

July 23, 2007

Governor of Mie Prefecture

Mr. Akihiko Noro

July 11, 2007

Head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs, Vice President of the Swiss Confederation in 2007

Mr. Pascal Couchepin