Raja Chari Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Raja Chari (Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari, Grinder)

Last Updated: 22 Jun, 2023 | Views: 422

Age: 46

Profession: Astronaut

Other Profession(s): Fighter Pilot

Famous For: 2,000 hours of flying in Space

Higher Education: Bachelor of Science, Master of Science

Raja Chari Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
26 Jun, 1977 (46 Years 10 Months 25 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
Wisconsin

Birth District
Milwaukee

Birth Sign
Cancer

Religion
Catholicism

Nationalities
American

Raja Chari Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Raja Chari, an American test pilot, was born in Wisconsin on June 24, 1977. In addition to attending Columbus High School, he was raised in Cedar Falls, Iowa. His education culminated in 1999 when he graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy as a bachelor's degree holder in Astronautical Engineering and Engineering Science. This includes Mathematics as minor subject. His master's degree in Astronautics and Aeronautics was earned at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Charles Stark Draper Laboratory.

Career:
He attended Vance AFB's undergraduate pilot training after completing his master's degree.
During 2007, Chari was an exchange officer at Patuxent River, Maryland, as well as a developmental test pilot at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
A member of NASA Astronaut Group 22, Chari began astronaut training in August 2017 and is expected to finish it within two years.
Artemis selected Chari to be a member of its team in December 2020
The EVA by Chari and Matthias Maurer took place on March 23, 2022, outside the Quest Joint Airlock on the International Space Station. 

Awards & Achievements:
Defense Meritorious Service Medal,
Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Aerial Achievement Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Korean Defense Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal                        

Unknown Facts:
A native of Cedar Falls, Chari is married to Holly Schaffter Chari. They have three children together.

Raja Chari Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In feet Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs

Eye Color
Black

Hair Color
Black

Raja Chari Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Sreenivas V. Chari

Mother's Name
Peggy

Spouse
Holly Schaffter Chari

Brother(s)
Krishna Chari

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