Leroy Chiao

Leroy Chiao

The current NASA astronaut
Coming down under a parachute is quite different as well. You hit the ground pretty hard, but all the systems work very well to keep it from hurting, so it doesn't even hurt when you hit. It was a great experience to be able to do both.More Leroy Chiao quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no one area of chemical engineering that specifically helped me in my career as an astronaut, it was more the general education in engineering. Also, it was a very difficult and rigorous course. So, it made me strong and resourceful.More Leroy Chiao quotes [09/29/2011 03:09:56]
One of my challenges was to try to photograph the Great Wall of China. And I did actually take some photos, but it was hard to discern the wall with the naked eye.More Leroy Chiao quotes [09/29/2011 03:09:41]
Well, it's still a bit uncertain, but I will do the consulting, and I'll see how I can contribute. But I'm sure whatever I do will involve the space program. That's where my passion is.More Leroy Chiao quotes [09/29/2011 03:09:16]
Our task was doing maintenance and repairs to keep the station in a good state for the return of the shuttle flights and resumption of major ISS construction.More Leroy Chiao quotes [09/29/2011 03:09:47]

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