Hideo Itokawa, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Hideo Itokawa

Japanese scientist

Date of Birth: 20-Jul-1912

Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 21-Feb-1999

Profession: engineer, university teacher, aerospace engineer

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Hideo Itokawa

  • Hideo Itokawa (?? ??, Itokawa Hideo, July 20, 1912 – February 21, 1999) was a pioneer of Japanese rocketry, popularly known as "Dr.
  • Rocket," and described in the media as the father of Japan's space development.The near-Earth asteroid 25143 Itokawa, named in honor of Itokawa, is notable as the target of the Hayabusa mission.

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