Veteran astronaut Michael Foreman retired from NASA in 2015 to join Venturi Outcomes LLC. A former captain in the U.S. Navy, he holds engineering degrees from the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School.
Foreman was selected as a NASA astronaut in 1998 and flew on two space shuttle missions, as a mission specialist for STS-123 on space shuttle Endeavor in March 2008. His next mission was STS-129 on space shuttle Atlantis in November 2009. He accumulated more than 26 days in space, conducted five spacewalks, and has logged more than 637 hours in space, including 32 hours and 19 minutes of EVA in five spacewalks and performing space station assembly tasks.
He also served as chief of External Programs at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio from June 2010 through May 2011.
During his final three years at NASA, he served as the Safety Branch Chief in the Astronaut Office. There, he supported the Exploration Branch, working on the Commercial Crew Development Program.
“Mike is a great American who served our nation for 40 years.”Chris CassidyChief NASA Astronaut