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Daniel Tani

Daniel Tani

Keynote Speaker: NASA Astronaut & Engineer

Daniel Tani Biography

Astronaut Daniel (Dan) Tani is a former astronaut who has spent 132 days in space over 3 missions in his 16 year career at NASA. He has performed 6 space walks (EVAs) and assisted in the assembly of the International Space Station (ISS).

Tani will share his journey from being the son of Japanese-American parents that were interned during World War II to living on the ISS for 4 months. His optimistic observations of the world and humanity through his stories, photographs and videos will inspire, amaze and inform his audience.

Tani is a native of Chicago and a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After retiring from NASA, he has been a high school teacher and also a Director at the non- profit US-Japan Foundation. He lives outside of Washington DC with his wife and 3 children.

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Daniel Tani Speaking Topics

  • Living in Space – A Little Perspective
  • Train and Operate Like an Astronaut
  • From Topaz to Low Earth Orbit – The Japanese-American Journey
  • When Life Intrudes on Work (Suffering Loss during my SpaceFlight)
  • Make a Decision
  • Optimism – Space is Half Full

Daniel Tani Videos

Dan Tani Space Careers
Tell Me A Story: Hitchhiker to Space?
Sofia interviews astronaut Dan Tani

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What topics does Daniel Tani speak about?

Daniel Tani is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Space, Asian & Pacific Heritage, Engineering, Diversity, Science, Business, Leadership, Business Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Social Activism.

Where does Daniel Tani travel from?

Daniel Tani generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Daniel Tani is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Space, Asian & Pacific Heritage and Engineering. The estimated speaking fee range to book Daniel Tani for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Daniel Tani generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tracy Chou, Kelvin Yu and José M. Hernández. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Daniel Tani for an upcoming event.

Daniel Tani Speaking Topics

    • Living in Space – A Little Perspective
    • Train and Operate Like an Astronaut
    • From Topaz to Low Earth Orbit – The Japanese-American Journey
    • When Life Intrudes on Work (Suffering Loss during my SpaceFlight)
    • Make a Decision
    • Optimism – Space is Half Full

Daniel Tani Videos

Dan Tani Space Careers
Tell Me A Story: Hitchhiker to Space?
Sofia interviews astronaut Dan Tani

Daniel Tani Reviews

  • Daniel was an absolute hit with the audience. Thank you for all your help getting Daniel booked for this event. He was a pleasure to work with, his speech aligned perfectly with the event messaging and the production crew have never worked with such a prepared speaker. I wouldn’t hesitate to promote Daniel as a speaker for future events, he was a true asset to the success of the conference, thank you.
    Unknown - Apr 01 2024

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