Hispanic Heritage Trivia: Week 4

It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month and we are celebrating with trivia that highlights some of NASA’s Hispanic astronauts and their incredible accomplishments and contributions to human spaceflight! Test your knowledge below and check back next week for more fun spaceflight trivia!

Which Hispanic-American astronaut has logged the most days in space?

Joe Acaba spacewalk
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NASA astronaut Joe Acaba has logged 306 days in space to date, more than any other Hispanic-American astronaut. According to NASA, Acaba was selected in 2004 for NASA's Educator Astronaut Program, and is a veteran of three spaceflights (STS-119, Expedition 31-32, Expedition 53-54). He edged out NASA astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria, who previously held the record for most days in space by a Hispanic-American astronaut with 258 days logged across his four flights. Serena Auñón-Chancellor isn't far behind these two with a total of 197 days logged in space from only her first spaceflight mission (Expedition 56-57)! Catch the debrief of Expedition 54-55 (Acaba's latest mission) here, and don't forget to check back next week for more fun spaceflight trivia!

Hispanic Heritage Trivia: Week 4
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Joe Acaba ASCAN portrait

Nice try! NASA astronaut Joe Acaba has logged 306 days in space to date, more than any other Hispanic-American astronaut. According to NASA, Acaba was selected in 2004 for NASA's Educator Astronaut Program, and is a veteran of three spaceflights (STS-119, Expedition 31-32, Expedition 53-54). He edged out NASA astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria, who previously held the record for most days in space by a Hispanic-American astronaut with 258 days logged across his four flights. Serena Auñón-Chancellor isn't far behind these two with a total of 197 days logged in space from only her first spaceflight mission (Expedition 56-57)! Catch the debrief of Expedition 54-55 (Acaba's latest mission) here, and don't forget to check back next week for more fun spaceflight trivia!
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Joe Acaba returns to Earth

Nice job! NASA astronaut Joe Acaba has logged 306 days in space to date, more than any other Hispanic-American astronaut. According to NASA, Acaba was selected in 2004 for NASA's Educator Astronaut Program, and is a veteran of three spaceflights (STS-119, Expedition 31-32, Expedition 53-54). He edged out NASA astronaut Michael Lopez-Alegria, who previously held the record for most days in space by a Hispanic-American astronaut with 258 days logged across his four flights. Serena Auñón-Chancellor isn't far behind these two with a total of 197 days logged in space from only her first spaceflight mission (Expedition 56-57)! Catch the debrief of Expedition 54-55 (Acaba's latest mission) here, and don't forget to check back next week for more fun spaceflight trivia!

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