Clayton Anderson

Former NASA Astronaut; Author of "The Ordinary Spaceman: From Boyhood Dreams to Astronaut"

Clayton Anderson Biography

“Astro Clay” –Astronaut Clayton Anderson– applied 15 times before NASA selected him as an astronaut in 1998; and he spent 30 years working for NASA, as an engineer and astronaut.

Anderson was a member of the Expedition 15 crew and spent 152 days on board the International Space Station. He launched to the station aboard Shuttle Atlantis as Mission Specialist 5 for the STS-117 mission, and remained on board as a member of the Expedition 16 crew before returning to earth aboard Discovery on mission STS-120. Two of the photos that he took during his July and August 2007 spacewalks were listed on Popular Science's photo gallery of the best astronaut selfies.

A regular contributor to (a Top Writer 2015, 16, 17), and numerous publications like the Huffington Post, Anderson’s writings have been published in the Huffington Post, Slate, Forbes, Apple News, Huffington Post UK/FR, Newsweek, Gizmodo, CNET, Nextgov, Daily Digest News, and Quartz.

Clayton is a multi-published author. Following the huge success of his first book The Ordinary Spaceman: From Boyhood Dreams to Astronaut, Clayton released his first children’s book A is for Astronaut: Blasting Through the Alphabet. He also entered into the world of young adult publications with his Q and A book, It’s a Question of Space: An Ordinary Astronaut’s Answers to Sometimes Extraordinary Questions.

Succeeding in one of the most difficult and coveted jobs in the world through perseverance and a never-give-up mantra, Anderson employs NASA’s “Plan, Train and Fly (Execute)” philosophy, along with lessons learned in the areas of leadership, persistence and passion, to deliver a unique and “out of this world” insight for achieving practical execution to all his speaking engagements and projects. A popular speaker on teamwork, leadership, STEAM, perseverance and big dreams, Clayton is a hit with audiences of all ages, which have included TEDx, BP, the Idaho Potato Commission, NASA, Iowa State University, the University of Nebraska, DuPont, the Distribution Contractors Association, and many others. Clayton Anderson never gives up!

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KSC Astronaut Clayton Anderson Knows How to Make an Entrance ...
The force of gravity | Clayton Anderson | TEDxSalford

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