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Brian S.

About Brian

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Brian Shiro works as a Geophysicist specializing in earthquake detection and tsunami warning for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. With a lifelong ambition to explore space, he is also the President and co-founder of Astronauts for Hire, a non-profit dedicated to building a commercial astronaut workforce. Brian holds a BA in Integrated Science, Geology, and Physics from Northwestern University, a MA and most of a Ph.D. in Earth & Planetary Sciences from Washington University in St. Louis, and a MS in Space Studies from the University of North Dakota. He is also a graduate of the International Space University, where he specialized in space policy and law. Brian lives in Hawaii with his wife and two children.

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