“Astro Mike” Returns to Campus to Inspire a New Generation to Explore Space

October 09, 2013

00:00 - What made him want to become an astronaut
01:06 - Seeing "The Right Stuff", affirming his astronaut ambition
02:45 - Coming from NASA to Columbia to teach, Introduction to Human space flight
03:50 - Details about his course curriculum and research collaborations
05:17 - How the movies have recreated their spaceship, almost exactly the same
06:01 - Spacewalks
06:25 - First space flight and the emphasis on safety
07:24 - How astronauts get picked