Colonel Mike Mullane

Career Astronaut & Author; Member of International Space Hall of Fame

Colonel Mike Mullane Biography

Colonel Mike Mullane was born September 10, 1945 in Wichita Falls, Texas but spent much of his youth in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he currently resides. Upon his graduation from West Point in 1967, he was commissioned in the United States Air Force. As a Weapon Systems Operator aboard RF-4C Phantom aircraft, he completed 134 combat missions in Vietnam. He holds a Master's of Science Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology and is also a graduate of the Air Force Flight Test Engineer School at Edwards Air Force Base, California.

Colonel Mullane was selected as a Mission Specialist in 1978 in the first group of Space Shuttle Astronauts. He completed three space missions aboard the Shuttles Discovery (STS-41D) and Atlantis (STS-27 & 36) before retiring from NASA and the Air Force in 1990.

Colonel Mullane has been inducted into the International Space Hall of Fame and is the recipient of many awards, including the Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross, Legion of Merit and the NASA Space Flight Medal.

Since his retirement from NASA, Colonel Mullane has written an award-winning children's book, Liftoff! An Astronaut's Dream, and a popular space-fact book, Do Your Ears Pop In Space? His memoir, Riding Rockets: The Outrageous Tales of a Space Shuttle Astronaut, has been reviewed in the New York Times and on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." It has also been featured on Barnes and Noble's 2010 recommended summer reading list.

Colonel Mullane has held a lifelong passion for mountain climbing. Since age 60 he has summited Africa’s highest peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro, as well as Mt. Rainier in Washington State and thirty-five of Colorado’s 14,000 ft. peaks.

Colonel Mullane has established himself as an acclaimed professional speaker on the topics of teamwork, leadership and safety. He has educated, entertained, inspired and thrilled tens of thousands of people from every walk of business and government with his incredibly unique programs.

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Colonel Mike Mullane Videos

Mike Mullane - Normalisation of deviance - IAFF - Part 1
Colonel Mike Mullane, Retired NASA Shuttle Pilot
"One Person With Courage Forms a Majority"

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Colonel Mike Mullane Videos

Mike Mullane - Normalisation of deviance - IAFF - Part 1
Colonel Mike Mullane, Retired NASA Shuttle Pilot
"One Person With Courage Forms a Majority"

Colonel Mike Mullane News

  • Mullane visits Bliss former astronaut, Air Force veteran speaks to CAB Soldiers

    In 1966, Mike Mullane, a junior-year cadet at West Point, visited Fort Bliss. He watched a weapons exhibition, tested equipment and toured the local area.

  • Retired astronaut tells students to aim for stars

    It might seem appropriate for a retired NASA astronaut to talk a lot about space technology and engineering when he speaks to a high school class. But Col. Mike Mullane's address at New Tech High School on Thursday was about much more than that.


    It's been awhile since former astronaut Col. Mike Mullane was in outer space, but he can still make out the sights from afar. "You see the black of space, the curve of the blue Earth, the ocean, the white of the clouds on it; it is so incredibly beautiful," he said.

  • A Wide-Eyed Astronaut Becomes a NASA Critic

    It may be a little early, at 9 a.m., to hear a motivational speaker. Any motivational speaker. A certain bleariness sits over this crowd of about 50 financial and insurance conference planners. But their attention sharpens as a video screen shows a space shuttle preparing to launch and a thin, reedy voice begins to describe what the takeoff feels like -- from the inside. At 15 seconds before launch, Col. R. Michael Mullane tells them, "Our hearts are pounding, deep adrenal surges."


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