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NASA Astronaut Christopher L. Williams

Christopher L. Williams was selected as a NASA astronaut in 2021.

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Christopher L. Williams

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Chris Williams was selected by NASA to join the 2021 Astronaut Candidate Class. He graduated from Stanford University (Palo Alto, California), with a bachelor’s degree in physics in 2005 and earned a doctorate in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts) in 2012, where his research was in astrophysics. Williams is a board-certified medical physicist, completing his residency training at Harvard Medical School (Boston, Massachusetts), before joining the faculty as a clinical physicist and researcher.

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NASA Astronaut Christopher L. Williams
(6 December 2021) NASA Astronaut Christopher L. Williams
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