Chamber Chat with Chris Cassidy

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM) (CST)


Captain Cassidy is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL. During his service, he was awarded the Bronze Star with combat 'V' and received a second Bronze Star for combat leadership service in Afghanistan. In 2004, the platoon he commanded was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for a nine-day operation at the Zharwar Kili Cave on the Afghanistan/Pakistan border. 

Cassidy was selected as an astronaut in 2004. He is a veteran of three space flights and ten space walks. Chris has flown to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor and the Russian Soyuz spacecraft. He has accumulated 377 days in space to include his most recent six-month spaceflight in 2020. In 2015, he became NASA's 14th Chief Astronaut and served in this capacity for two years. 

He is now President and CEO of the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation. Come meet him as we learn about his journey to today.

  • Proven leader of diverse teams as NASA’s Chief Astronaut and commander of the International Space Station
  • Amassed several hundred hours underwater as a pilot/navigator of a special operations mini-submarine, and more than 51 hours of spacewalk time
  • Motivates audiences with his adrenaline-pumping journey across the sea, air, land, and space - demonstrating how it’s in all of us to thrive in clutch moments to achieve our goals, and the importance of effective leadership along the way
The Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce
114 N Main St
Mansfield, TX 76063 United States
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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM) (CST)
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