History-Making U.S. Astronaut & Retired U.S. Navy Captain
An astronaut since 1996, Kelly’s achievements over his illustrious 20-year career with NASA earned him the coveted position as America’s first year-round astronaut.
“This mission is the latest achievement in our country's space program - but it's not the last. There will be more. It's in our DNA of our country to explore, and we must never stop doing this. We must lead, we must learn, and we must discover.”