Michael S. Hopkins
Michael S. Hopkins is a current NASA astronaut who returned from a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station in March. He served as a flight engineer and conducted both science experiments and maintenance, spending almost 13 hours outside of the station on spacewalks. Hopkins returned to Earth after traveling more than 70 million miles. Prior to training on ISS systems and robotics at NASA, Hopkins was selected as a special assistant to the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He holds a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Stanford University.