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Franklin Chang-Diaz

Actor | Executive
Franklin Chang-Diaz was born on April 5, 1950 in San Jose, Costa Rica as Franklin Ramón Chang-Díaz. He is an actor and executive, known for The Wild Blue Yonder (2005), Science and Star Wars (2017) and NASA Presents: AMS - The Fight for Flight (2017). See full bio »

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Known For

The Wild Blue Yonder Astronaut Plasma Physicist
(2005)
Science and Star Wars Himself - Chairman of the Board, Ad Astra Rocket Company
(2017)
(2007)

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 2005 The Wild Blue Yonder
Astronaut Plasma Physicist
 1997 RocketMan
NASA Scientist (uncredited)
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 2019 Revolutions: The Ideas that Changed the World (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - CEO of Ad Astra Rocket Company and Former NASA Astronaut
- The Rocket (2019) ... Himself - CEO of Ad Astra Rocket Company and Former NASA Astronaut (as Franklin Chang Diáz)
 2017 Science and Star Wars (TV Series)
Himself - Chairman of the Board, Ad Astra Rocket Company
- Space Travel (2017) ... Himself - Chairman of the Board, Ad Astra Rocket Company (as Franklin Chang Diaz)
 2017 NASA Presents: AMS - The Fight for Flight (Documentary)
Himself
 2011 Naked Science (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Aerospace Engineer
- Space Vacation (2011) ... Himself - Aerospace Engineer (as Dr. Franklin Chang-Diaz)
 2009-2011 Known Universe (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Escaping Earth (2011) ... Himself
- The Fastest (2009) ... Himself
 2011 Nova ScienceNow (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Astrophysicist, Ad Astra Rocket Co.
- Can We Make It to Mars? (2011) ... Himself - Astrophysicist, Ad Astra Rocket Co.
 2009 Celebrity Habla (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2007 The Mars Underground (Documentary)
Himself
 1986 ...And the Pursuit of Happiness (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
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 2006 UFO: The Greatest Story Ever Denied (Video documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Dr. Franklin Chang-Diaz | Franklin Chang Diaz | Franklin Chang Diáz
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He was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in 1980 and his first Shuttle flight was in 1986. See more »

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