Joseph M. Acaba
500
Joseph M. Acaba
b. May 17, 1967
LIFE FORM
Gender
Rank
Marine Corps Reserve Sergeant
MISSIONS
3
TIME IN SPACE
306D:00H:00M
SPACEWALKS
3
SPACEWALK TIME
00D:19H:46M
Joseph M. Acaba
500
Joseph M. Acaba
b. May 17, 1967
LIFE FORM
Gender
Rank
Marine Corps Reserve Sergeant
MISSIONS
3
TIME IN SPACE
306D:00H:00M
SPACEWALKS
3
SPACEWALK TIME
00D:19H:46M
Badges
ISS Visitor
ISS Visitor
This astronaut visited the International Space Station.
Crossed Kármán Line
Crossed Kármán Line
This astronaut crossed the Kármán Line (100 km), the internationally accepted boundary of space.
Space Resident
Space Resident
This astronaut has spent over a month in space.
Crewmates
WIKIPEDIA EXCERPT
Joseph Michael "Joe" Acabá is an American educator, hydrogeologist, and NASA astronaut. In May 2004 he became the first person of Puerto Rican heritage to be named as a NASA astronaut candidate, when he was selected as a member of NASA Astronaut Training Group 19. He completed his training on February 10, 2006 and was assigned to STS-119, which flew from March 15 to March 28, 2009 to deliver the final set of solar arrays to the International Space Station. Acabá served as a Flight Engineer aboard the International Space Station, having launched on May 15, 2012. He arrived at the space station on May 17 and returned to Earth on September 17, 2012. Acaba returned to the International Space Station in 2017 as a member of Expedition 53/54.