Astronaut Naoko Yamazaki Retiring

Japan’s second female astronaut, Naoko Yamazaki, will retire Wednesday, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said.

Yamazaki, 40, was one of the seven crew members who left for the International Space Station aboard the space shuttle Discovery on April 5, 2010. She returned to Earth 15 days later.

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