8 June 2017
AIAA congratulates two members who were selected by NASA as astronaut candidates. Introduced on June 7 at NASA Johnson Space Center, Bob Hines and Warren “Woody” Hoburg will report for training in August 2017.

“I am thrilled that two members of the Institute have been named to the 2017 NASA Astronaut Candidates class,” said AIAA President Jim Maser. “Already each member of the class has accomplished much over the course of their careers, we are excited to see what they will accomplish as astronauts—will they be the first to fly past the moon? Will one be the first to stand on the surface of Mars? Only time will tell, but we are excited to follow them as they each blaze their path across the heavens.”
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