Astronaut (How to become an)- and How You Can Too | Drew Morgan

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Published on March 15, 2022 by

Many children dream of becoming an Astronaut, Surgeon, Pilot, Diver, or Engineer. Drew Morgan is all five of those things- a NASA Astronaut, rated flight surgeon, T-38 supersonic jet pilot, special operations diver, and environmental engineer. In his talk, Drew details how he became an astronaut- and how you can too. Dr. Andrew “Drew” Morgan most recently served as flight engineer on the International Space Station for Expedition 60, 61 and 62. He is an emergency physician in the U.S. Army with sub-specialty certification in primary care sports medicine and a graduate of both the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD and the US Military Academy at West Point, where he won the Collegiate National Title in competitive skydiving. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx Dr. Andrew “Drew” Morgan most recently served as flight engineer on the International Space Station for Expedition 60, 61 and 62. Dr. Morgan is an emergency physician in the U.S. Army with sub-specialty certification in primary care sports medicine and a graduate of both the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD and the US Military Academy at West Point, where he won the Collegiate National Title in competitive skydiving. Prior to his selection to NASA’s 21st group of astronauts, Dr. Morgan served in elite special operations units worldwide. He is married with four children and considers New Castle, PA his hometown. Dr. Morgan enjoys distance running, reading space history, and family road trips. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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