Leroy Chiao on Human Spaceflight

Leroy Chiao on Human Spaceflight


LEROY CHIAO Ph.D. Astronaut A former NASA Astronaut and Research Engineer, Dr. Chiao has worked extensively in both government and commercial space programs, and is a part of the National Space Biomedical Research Institute and the Center for Space Medicine. Dr. Chiao is a Director of InNexus, a biotechnology/pharmaceutical development company, a member of the Committee of 100 and serves as an adviser/spokesman for the Heinlein Prize Trust.

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Dr. Leroy Chiao has extensive experience as a NASA Astronaut and prior to that, as a Research Engineer. Chiao is a veteran of four space missions and has logged 229 days in space, earning the honor of commanding the International Space Station. He is also one of one of only 166 people to walk in space and was one of a few Americans to ever co-pilot a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. Chiao discusses how commitment, training, and teamwork can produce extraordinary achievement by sharing anecdotes from his career as an astronaut.