6 Astronauts Who Grew Up in Ag

Michael Hopkins

Michael Hopkins

This NASA astronaut participated in a spaceflight to the International Space Station in 2013, where he conducted two space walks to repair ammonia pumps.

In 2018, he was assigned to fly on the SpaceX Crew Dragon as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Development Program.

Prior to any spacewalks, Hopkins grew up on a cattle and hog farm in Richland, Mo.

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