Frank Rubio was selected as a NASA astronaut in 2017. The Florida native is currently serving as a flight engineer onboard the International Space Station as part of Expedition 69.
Prior to attending medical school, he served as a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter pilot and flew more than 1,100 hours, including more than 600 hours of combat and imminent danger time during deployments to Bosnia, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Rubio is a board-certified family physician and flight surgeon.
The Florida native graduated from the U.S. Military Academy and earned a Doctor of Medicine from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
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