Richard Searfoss

Colonel, USAF Retired, Astronaut/Space Shuttle Commander, professional speaker trainer and consultant.

Richard Searfoss

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Dynamic, challenging, difficult. A perfect model for any ambitious venture. The astronauts must demonstrate the right qualities and perform to the most exacting standards as individuals and teams — too much is at stake for anything less. And as one of less than a hundred people ever who have actually commanded a human space mission, Colonel Searfoss speaks on leadership, teamwork, and personal performance with the authority born of in-depth personal experience.

He has piloted two Space Shuttle missions and commanded a third, with over 939 hours in space and 5,400 hours flying time in 61 different types of aircraft. His first space flight in 1993 set the record for the longest duration Space Shuttle mission. In 1996 he piloted Atlantis to the Russian space station Mir. With the STS-90 “Neurolab” mission on Columbia in 1998, Rick commanded the most complex scientific research space mission ever flown, with unparalleled mission success.

Rick has over 25 years experience as a leader in some of the most demanding team endeavors possible — human space flight, test flying, and tactical military aviation. Unsurpassed credibility and experience coupled with “out-of-this-world speaking skills! Commitment and Character Colonel Searfoss was the number one graduate in his United States Air Force Academy class overall, academically, in engineering, and in the Aeronautical Engineering major.

He later earned a graduate degree from the California Institute of Technology on a National Science Foundation Fellowship. Selected for Outstanding Young Men of America, he is also a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons (Topgun) School and U.S. Naval Test Pilot School. His many awards include the Tactical Air Command F-111 Instructor Pilot of the Year, Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory Excellence in Turbine Engine Design Award, Distinguished Flying Cross, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, and NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal.

As a real-world leader, team builder, and outstanding achiever, Rick brings that same dedication to communicating the principles of success to every group he speaks to. Charisma and Compassion with compelling firsthand examples, Rick speaks from the heart to share the lessons and awe-inspiring wonders from human space flight.

His stunning multimedia presentations teach, inspire, and move to action: unique, entertaining, moving, and valuable. Let him take your group on a thrilling, uplifting, and enlightening “Mach 25” journey of unsurpassed performance, teamwork, and leadership discovery! “Sharing the achievement, teamwork, and leadership lessons of human space flight while bringing the wonder of Space to Earth for all to enjoy.”

Rick focuses primarily on sharing the principles for success in individual, team, and leadership endeavors.

The lessons he imparts reflect expertise in a multitude of areas relevant to today’s dynamic business environment. With his unique experiences and incredible multimedia visual images, he presents inspiring and forward-looking presentations on each of his topics.

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