43 year old Raja Jon Vurputtor Chari is one among the 18 astronauts who were selected for NASA’s moon man mission 2024.
He is a US Air force officer , with 2000 flying hours. He graduated from US Air Force Academy , Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and US Naval Test Pilot School.
He was picked up by NASA in the year 2017 and joined the Astronaut candidate class. This is the project of humans to get humans to the moon.
He said in his childhood he always dreamed of being an astronaut and at least something else related to aviation.
NASA Aeronautics released a video of Mr Chari , where he shared all his experiences and memories.