Biographies of U.S. Astronauts
|| Milwaukee / Wisconsin
Was 39 years at the time of selection.
U.S. Air Force, hails from Waterloo, Iowa. He graduated from the U.S.
Air Force Academy with bachelor's degrees in astronautical engineering
and engineering science. He continued on to earn a master's degree in
aeronautics and astronautics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
and graduated from the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School. Chari has been
serving as the commander of the 461st
Flight Test Squadron
and the director of the F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force
Base in California; unsuccessful application for
astronaut group 21