Ret US Navy Capt & Former NASA Astronaut | #YearInSpace | @KepplerSpeakers | NY Times Bestselling Author |#EnduranceMemoir #InfiniteWonder #MyJourneyToTheStarslinktr.ee/StationCDRKelly Denver, COJoined August 2009
Sad to learn of Colin Powell’s passing. I’ve followed his leadership principles from a lifetime of service to our nation for nearly my entire professional career. I often reflect on his wisdom today. #RIP, General.
Hanging out with my astronaut colleague, crew mate and good friend @Astro_Nicole with her new book Back to Earth.
If you care about the planet, you should read it. If you don’t care about the planet, you really should read it! amzn.to/3Dc0gms
In my 20 years at NASA I learned that everything we did was not rocket science. But when it was rocket science, I trusted the rocket scientists. The experts—not those who supported my beliefs, opinions or my cousin who did his own research on Facebook newsweek.com/pandemic-warni…
Guess what day it is?!?! Launch day for the 1st civilian crew @inspiration4x! I know there’s controversy of what you should be called. But when you strap into a rocket & launch into orbit, you can call yourself anything you want: astronot, astronut, astronaut—whatever. Godspeed!
20 years ago today I was on a Russian Navy ship in the Black Sea for NASA training. The visceral images of the towers falling are as real today as they were then.
It was a day of crisis, but despite our differences we came together as a united nation.
We will #neverforget
A critical part of my job as a US Navy Fighter Pilot, Test Pilot, and NASA Astronaut was managing deadly risk. Sometimes those trade-off decisions were difficult. This one is easy. Get vaccinated. Stay alive. share.smartnews.com/gDQsz#SmartNewsPartner
After what’s been a difficult year for so many in our country, especially thankful for all those—first responders, teachers, healthcare workers—who are likely working this holiday to save, protect, educate and keep us healthy.
#LaborDay salute to you!