Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Meet the crew, Part 2. Michael Castro, MD.

Michael Castro was born in Chicago, IL and moved to Palm Bay, Florida when he was 9. He started at the University of Florida then transferred to Florida Tech where he graduated with a B.S in applied mathematics while also getting his private pilot certification. After graduating from med school in 2012, he was selected as a reserve crew member for Hi-Seas mission III in Hawaii 2014 and then the flight engineer for Hera campaign-2 mission 1 at JSC in Houston in 2015. When Dr. Castro is not simulating missions on Mars, he enjoys traveling the earth, exercising, judo and movies with his father and brother, who are also MDs.


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