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Raja Chari


Lt. Col Raja ‘Grinder’ Chari is an Indian-American astronaut from the city of Waterloo in Iowa. Mr. Raja Chari is a graduate from the US Naval Test Pilot School, but before that he went to MIT and earned a Master’s degree in aeronautics and astronautics. He is one of the 12 new astronauts chosen by NASA to be trained for space missions into the Earth’s orbit or deep space.

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