6 Facts About New NASA Astronaut Victor J. Glover

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  • Glover Was the Only Black Astronaut Chosen
  • Hails From the West
  • Former Division 1 Wrestler and Football Player
  • Trained by the Air Force and U.S. Navy
  • Glover Has Flown Over 2,000 Hours in His Career
  • Fraternity Brother

Hails From the West

Glover, 37, is from Pomona, California, and Prosper, Texas. As an elementary school student, he excelled in math and science. He also received multiple full-ride academic offers including one from the University of Southern California. (Photo: Getty Images)

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