Leroy Chiao is NASA astronaut

Leroy Chiao is the NASA astronaut. Chiao, born August 28, 1960, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, graduated from Monte Vista High School, Danville, California, in 1978; received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1983, and a Master of Science degree and a Doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1985 and 1987. He enjoys flying his Grumman Tiger aircraft, as well as skiing. Dr. Chiao is fluent in Mandarin and Russian.



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