- 167 days in space
- 6 spacewalks totaling over 38 hours
- STS-117/120; 131 and ISS Expedition 15/16
On Christmas Eve, 1968 the Astronauts of Apollo 8; Frank Borman, James Lovell and William Anders did what no other humans had ever done. Now, almost 50 years ago, a turbulent world cast their eyes to the heavens for a unique view of our home planet. It was on this very night, when humans were able for the very first time in history, to see our planet Earth rise over the lunar ... VIEW MORE
The Dream of a Lifetime!
The focus here is persistence and hard work as illustrated through Anderson’s fifteen attempts to become a United ... View More
That First Step is a Doozy; Reinventing Yourself for the Future
How does one follow the “best job in the universe?” What do you do for an encore? Through his own personal ... View More
Never a Commander, Always a Leader
Selection, and ultimately flying, as a United States Astronaut gives ample opportunity to view and assess varying ... View More
- Clayton Anderson is as American as mom, baseball and apple pie. He is an outstanding motivational speaker especially to a younger audience. . . . His message is that you can do whatever you put your mind to as long as you work hard and never give up.
- Rod Bates, General Manager - Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET)
- Astronaut Clayton Anderson spoke to over 1000 of our members in October 2012 and was a success from start to finish. . . . Clayton’s presentation appealed to all ages and gave the audience a clearer understanding into the life of a NASA astronaut.
- Carrie May, VP Lecture Coordinator - Omaha Town Hall
- We hired Clay Anderson to speak to a group of 200 BP new hire employees. Clay presented material from his career at NASA, addressing the value of personal and institutional courage and effectively relating the technical challenges faced by NASA and BP.
- Aubrey Collie - BP Challenge Summit