Victor J. Glover

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Victor J. Glover
Victor J. Glover official portrait.jpg
Born (1976-04-30) April 30, 1976 (age 43)
StatusActive
NationalityAmerican
Alma materCalifornia Polytechnic State University
Air University
Naval Postgraduate School
Space career
NASA Astronaut
RankCommander, USN
Selection2013 NASA Group
MissionsUSCV-1, Expedition 62[1]

Victor Jerome Glover (born April 30, 1976) is a NASA astronaut of the class of 2013.[2][3]

Glover is a Commander in the U.S. Navy who hails from Pomona, California and Prosper, Texas. He is an F/A-18 pilot and graduate of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School. Glover holds degrees from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Air University and Naval Postgraduate School. He was a naval legislative fellow working on the personal staff of John McCain, supporting defense and foreign relations policy and oversight.

Victor is a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. He pledged the Omicron Pi chapter at Cal Poly.

Victor also wrote a 40 page book titled "Talking Back: Weapons, Warfare, and Feedback" (2012, paperback), product identifiers, available on the ISBN numbers ISBN 1286863368 ISBN 9781286863367 101286863368 and 1397812868633.

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In August 2018 Glover was assigned to fly on the first mission to the International Space Station on the SpaceX Crew Dragon as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Development Program.[4] In addition, he is also assigned for future ISS expedition 62. [5]

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