ispace Announces Reappointment of Board Members

28 Jun, 2024

from Left: Yuji Inoue, Kojiro Hatada, Takashi Makino, Kazuko Nakada, Takeshi Hakamada, Jumpei Nozaki, Agasa Naito, Yoshihide Todoroki, Koichi Kawana, and Tohru Akaura

Tokyo – June 28, 2024 – ispace, inc. (ispace) (TOKYO: 9348), a global lunar exploration company, announced that 7 members of its Board of Directors were reappointed at the 14th Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held on June 28, 2024. In addition, Founder & CEO Takeshi Hakamada was reappointed as Representative Director at the Board of Directors meeting held later in the day.

Reappointed members of the Board of Directors are:

Representative Director:      Takeshi Hakamada, Founder & CEO

Director:                             Jumpei Nozaki, CFO

External Director:                Tohru Akaura, General Partner & Co-Founder, Incubate Fund KK

External Director:                Koichi Kawana, President and Representative Director, Lublyst Inc.

External Director:                Kazuko Nakada, Representative Director, actuali inc.

External Director:                Takashi Makino, Advisor, IHI Corporation

External Director:                Kojiro Hatada, President and CEO, Innovative Space Carrier Inc.

Yuji Inoue will continue to serve as Standing Audit & Supervisory Member of ispace, Yoshihide Todoroki and Agasa Naito will continue to serve as External Audit & Supervisory Board Members, and Maki Setogawa will serve as a support of External Auditor.

Takashi Kuwauchi, Representative Director, jinjer Co., Ltd., whose term expired at the conclusion of the Shareholders Meeting, retired from the position of External Director.

“All of us at ispace would like to express our deepest gratitude to Mr. Kuwauchi for his dedicated service to the growth of our company, dating from the time when we were still a private company. His contribution to ispace based on the extensive knowledge of corporate finance and governance gained from his experience is highly appreciated.,” said Takeshi Hakamada, Founder & CEO of ispace. “Together with the reappointed Board of Directors, we focus on driving growth in our business and strengthening corporate governance and management structure to ensure the success of Mission 2 and further business growth.”

About ispace, inc. (

ispace, a global lunar resource development company with the vision, “Expand our planet. Expand our future.”, specializes in designing and building lunar landers and rovers. ispace aims to extend the sphere of human life into space and create a sustainable world by providing high-frequency, low-cost transportation services to the Moon. The company has business entities in Japan, Luxembourg, and the United States with more than 250 employees worldwide. For more information, visit: and follow us on X: @ispace_inc.

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