|Real Name||Raja "Grinder" Chari|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
|Date of Birth||Year 1978|
|Birth Place||Waterloo, Ontario, Canada|
|Age (as in 2017)||39 Years|
|Hometown||Waterloo, Ontario, Canada|
|College/University||Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, United States|
|Educational Qualifications||Master’s Degree in Aeronautics|
|Family||Father- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
|Hobbies||Reading, Traveling, Listening to Music|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Marital Status||Not Known|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Raja “Grinder” Chari
- Does Raja “Grinder” Chari smoke:? Not Known
- Does Raja “Grinder” Chari drink alcohol:? Not Known
- He hails from Waterloo, Ontario in Canada.
- He has served as a commander of the 461st Flight Test Squadron at the Edwards Air Force Base in California.
- He has also served as the director of the F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base in California.
- His father is from India.
- After graduating from the US Naval Test Pilot School, Chari pursued a Master’s Degree in Aeronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- In June 2017, NASA picked him among 12 new astronauts (7 men and 5 women)- making up the largest astronauts group NASA has selected in almost 2 decades.
- Charis was selected from a record 18,300 applicants.
- He will be trained for 2 years now by NASA and once his training is complete, he could be assigned to research missions on the International Space Station (ISS) and flying into space on NASA’s new Orion Spacecraft or its Space Launch System rocket.