Akihiko Hoshide (STS-124, Exp. 32/33, Exp. 65/66) signed astronaut portrait
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4x6 glossy portrait photo handsigned by Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, selected by JAXA in 1999. He supported astronaut Koichi Wakata during Wakata's training and mission on STS-72.
His first spaceflight was STS-124 (Discovery) in 2008, folllowed by ISS Expedition 32/33 in 2012. His third flight to earth orbit was with SpaceX Crew 2. Hoshide stayed aboard ISS for Expedition 65/66 in 2021.