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CITRIS and Berkeley Space Center Present: Woody Hoburg on His Journey From UC Berkeley Student to NASA Astronaut

Photo of Woody Hoburg in blue NASA flightsuit superimposed on field of stars. Logos of CITRIS and Berkeley Space Center at bottom.

Talk Title: “From UC Berkeley to NASA: My Path to Astronaut”

Speaker: NASA Astronaut Warren “Woody” Hoburg

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Bio: Warren “Woody” Hoburg was selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. He reported for duty in August 2017 and having completed the initial astronaut candidate training became eligible for a mission assignment. The Pennsylvania native earned a bachelor’s degree in aeronautics and astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a doctorate in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley. He was leading a research group at MIT at the time of his selection. He is an instrument-rated commercial pilot in single-engine and multi-engine airplanes.

Hoburg launched to the International Space Station as pilot of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-6 mission aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on March 2, 2023. After splashing down safely in a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida on Sept. 4, 2023, NASA’s SpaceX Crew-6 completed the agency’s sixth commercial crew rotation mission to the International Space Station. Woody Hoburg has logged 186 days in space over his increment (Expedition 69) for a total of 186 days in space on his first flight. Hoburg conducted two EVAs totaling 11 hours, 38 minutes.

About the Talk: Co-hosted with the Berkeley Space Center.

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Photo credit: NASA/Bill Stafford