Leroy Chiao

Leroy Chiao

The current NASA astronaut
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 [09/29/2011 03:09:23]
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 [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]
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]
One day, people will be able to buy tickets to visit space.More Leroy Chiao quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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