Michael S. Hopkins

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Michael S. Hopkins
Born (1968-12-28) December 28, 1968 (age 54)
Alma materUniversity of Illinois B.S. 1991
Stanford University M.S. 1992
OccupationAerospace engineer
Special assistant
Space career
NASA Astronaut
RankColonel, USSF
Time in space
166d 6h 27min
Selection2009 NASA Group
Total EVAs
Total EVA time
12 hours and 58 minutes
MissionsSoyuz TMA-10M (Expedition 37/38), SpaceX Crew-1 (Expedition 64/65)
Mission insignia

Michael Scott “Mike” Hopkins (born December 28, 1968) is a Colonel in the United States Space Force, and a current NASA astronaut.[1]

Hopkins was selected in June 2009 as a member of the NASA Astronaut Group 20. He made his first spaceflight as a Flight Engineer on Soyuz TMA-10M/Expedition 37/Expedition 38, from September 2013 until March 2014.

He was the first member of his astronaut class to fly in space.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. NASA HQ (June 29, 2009). "NASA Selects New Astronauts for Future Space Exploration". NASA. Retrieved June 29, 2009.
  2. "NASA And Partners Name Upcoming Space Station Crew Members". NASA. Retrieved 2011-02-19.