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Chiaki Mukai (b. 1952) JAXA astronaut and cardiovascular surgeon Chiaki Mukai became the first Japanese woman to go into space in 1994. After a second mission in 1998, she also became the first Japanese person to participate in two separate spaceflights. “Seeing the beautiful Earth made me very proud to be part of it,” Mukai has said of her time in space