Rafael Gray is an American astronaut who has dedicated his life to exploring the depths of space. Born in Houston, Texas, Rafael was always fascinated by the stars and planets that filled the night sky. He dreamed of one day being able to explore them firsthand.
At a young age, Rafael began studying astronomy and physics in order to gain a better understanding of the universe. After graduating from high school, he attended college at the University of Texas where he earned a degree in aerospace engineering. After college, he joined NASA’s astronaut program and became an official astronaut in 2009.