U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy (L) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe communicate with Japanese astronaut and International Space Station (ISS) commander Koichi Wakata (center of ... more 
U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy (L) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe communicate with Japanese astronaut and International Space Station (ISS) commander Koichi Wakata (center of screen) at the latter's official residence in Tokyo April 10, 2014. Wakata is the first Japanese station commander. Next to Wakata are Russian cosmonaut Michael Tyurin (L) and U.S. astronaut Steven Swanson (R). REUTERS/Franck Robichon/Pool (JAPAN - Tags: POLITICS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) less 
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