Leroy Chiao

Leroy Chiao

The current NASA astronaut
I'm Chinese-American, of course, and so it's very interesting to see China actually launch their own astronauts, becoming the third nation, following the United States and Russia, to do so.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.More Leroy Chiao quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]
I would say keep supporting space flight, keep telling the public and the politicians why it's important to advance science and explore the galaxy. I encourage the Japanese to keep doing what they're doing.More Leroy Chiao quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But a lot of that kind of work is done pre-flight, coordinating efforts with the flight directors and the ground teams, and figuring out how you're going to operate together.More Leroy Chiao quotes [09/29/2011 03:09:44]

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