Martin Dan Tani
Director, Business Development Operations, Human Exploration & Operations, Northrop Grumman
For 16 years, Dan was an astronaut based at the NASA Johnson Space center in Houston Texas. In his career at NASA, he flew on 2 space missions accumulating 132 days in space featuring 6 spacewalks. Originally from the Chicago area, Dan is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, having received a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering. He is a 3rd generation Japanese-American and the son of parents that were interned at the Topaz Relocation Center as part of the mandatory evacuation of Japanese descendants during World War II. A mediocre but avid golfer, he lives with his wife and 3 children in Northern Virginia.