Leroy Chiao

Leroy Chiao

The current NASA astronaut
Tinkering is something we need to know how to do in order to keep something like the space station running. I am a tinkerer by nature.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]
I think it's good to have competition. Now we have a third country that can launch astronauts, so it's good for all of us. It makes us a little bit more competitive and wanting to be the leader.More Leroy Chiao quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.
Leroy ChiaoMore Leroy Chiao quotes [09/29/2011 03:09:48]
I spent a lot of my time working in the American module, and he would stay in the Russian segment working on his things, and we'd meet up at meal times. So it actually worked out very well.More Leroy Chiao quotes [09/29/2011 03:09:12]

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