$30,000 - $50,000
$20,000 - $30,000
Andrew J. Feustel was selected by NASA in 2000. The Lake Orion, Michigan native has a Ph.D. in the Geological Sciences, specializing in Seismology, and is a veteran of three spaceflights. In 2009, Dr. Feustel served on STS-125. That mission launched on Atlantis and was the fifth and final mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope, which improved the observatory’s capabilities through 2014. Dr. Feustel also served on STS-134, launching on Endeavour to deliver the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and an ExPress Logistics Carrier to the International Space Station. Feustel most recently served as Commander on the International Space Station for Expeditions 55 and 56.
Selected as an astronaut by NASA in July 2000, Dr. Feustel reported to the Johnson Space Center in August 2000. His training included five weeks of T‐34 flight school at Naval Air Station VT‐4, Pensacola, Florida. Following the completion of two years of evaluation, he was assigned technical duties in the Astronaut Office Space Shuttle and Space Station Branches. Dr. Feustel is qualified as a Space Shuttle and Space Station Robotic Arm Operator, CAPCOM, and Instructor Astronaut for EVA training at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.
Dr. Feustel has participated in many of NASA’s Astronaut Training activities including Field Medical Training, Field Maintenance Training, NEEMO X in the Aquarius Habitat in Key Largo, Florida; CAVES in Sardinia, Italy; NOLS in Alaska and Mexico; Winter Survival Training with the Canadian Armed Forces in Valcartier, Quebec; Desert Rats in Flagstaff, Arizona; Geotechnical Studies, Dry Valleys, Antarctica; and Deepworker Submersible Pilot Training, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Dr. Feustel lead at NASA from 2020-2022 as Deputy Chief of the Astronaut Office and recently served as acting Chief Astronaut prior to stepping down to leave the agency in 2023.
Experience gained through over 200 public speaking engagements has allowed Drew to develop invaluable interpersonal skills to successfully engage with diverse audiences, technical advisory panels, and boards throughout the human spaceflight community. As human spaceflight requires the most advanced technologies across space-related industries, his expertise is broad and highly relevant to corporate navigation in our increasingly complex and interactive world.
Drew has had the opportunity to talk with audiences of all ages and backgrounds ranging from secondary school education institutions and undergraduate and graduate university programs, to corporate and government organizations. Drew’s recent relevant industry experiences and development allow him to speak with confidence on topics focused on:
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