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Tatsundo Yamamoto

Tatsundo Yamamoto

Tatsundo Yamamoto

Tatsundo Yamamoto was a scientist at Japan's Institute of Space and Astronomical Science (ISAS). He worked on the Planet-B (Nozomi) mission, and was instrumental in the GEOTAIL mission as a leading member of the magnetometer team. He passed away from cancer on February 20, 1998, sadly before the launch of Planet-B.

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