Jun Shimada

Jun Shimada is a payload engineer at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. He is involved in several projects on the International Space Station such as “Free-Space PADLES mission”, measuring the dose of space radiation utilizing the JEM robotic arm and COTS-applied camera missions for earth observation as well as 4K camera mission onboard.

Mr. Shimada majored in chemical engineering at Keio University in Japan and performed research on the exhaust gas treatment system. During his stay in Montana, in the United States as a student, he volunteered as a planetarium operator at the Museum of the Rockies. Since then, he is passionate about sharing with others about future space exploration.


International Astronautical Congress 2015

12-16 October 2015

Jerusalem, Israel