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    Leroy Chiao

    Former Astronaut, NASA & Special Advisor, Houston Association for Space and Science Education
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    Leroy Chiao is a former NASA astronaut and International Space Station commander. Chiao left NASA in December, 2005 following a fifteen-year career with the agency. A veteran of four space missions, Dr. Chiao most recently served as Commander and NASA Science Officer of Expedition 10 aboard the International Space Station. He has logged over 229 days in space, over 36 hours of which were spent in Extra-Vehicular Activity (EVA, or spacewalks). From June to September 2009, he served as a member of the White House appointed Review of U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee, and currently serves on the NASA Advisory Council. Today, he works in business and consulting, and holds appointments at Rice University and the Baylor College of Medicine. He also serves as the special advisor for human spaceflight to the Space Foundation. Chiao is a fellow of the Explorers Club, and a member of the International Academy of Astronautics and the Committee of 100. Chiao also serves in various capacities to further space education.

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    Wednesday, Oct 15 2014

    12 PM

    This is not your average professional development session. Learn how to boost your own productivity by working like a philosopher, MMA fighter,... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Thorne Auditorium

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