Astronaut Interviews: Charlie Precourt

10/21/2020

This is one in a series of exclusive astronaut interviews filmed inside space shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center. In this interview, conducted in 2016, astronaut Charlie Precourt talks about many engaging topics including flying the Gulfstream G-II aircraft for training, seeing 16 sunrises and sunsets every day while in orbit, and celebrating a birthday in space! He also gives interesting perspectives on working with cosmonauts on trips to Mir and the importance of science learning. 

Astronaut interviews were made possible by a generous grant from The Ahmanson Foundation.