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Former NASA Astronaut, Author & Planetary Scientist

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 Thomas D. Jones, PhD Biography

Thomas David Jones, PhD is a veteran NASA astronaut, scientist, speaker, author, and consultant. He holds a doctorate in planetary sciences, and in more than eleven years with NASA, flew on four space shuttle missions to Earth orbit. On his last flight in 2001, Dr. Jones led three spacewalks to install the centerpiece of the International Space Station, the American Destiny laboratory. He has been privileged to spend fifty-three days working and living in space.

Tom is a Distinguished Graduate of the Air Force Academy. He piloted B-52D strategic bombers, studied asteroids for NASA, engineered intelligence-gathering systems for the CIA, and helped develop advanced mission concepts to explore the solar system prior to joining NASAs astronaut corps.

Tom writes frequently about space exploration and aviation history in magazines such as Air and Space Smithsonian, Aerospace America, and Popular Mechanics. He is the author of several space and aviation books: Ask the Astronaut, Planetology, (written with Ellen Stofan), Hell Hawks! The Untold Story of the American Fliers Who Savaged Hitler's Wehrmacht (with Robert F. Dorr), and Sky Walking: An Astronaut's Memoir. The Wall Street Journal named Sky Walking one if its “Five Best” books on space.

In 2018, Tom was inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Dr. Jones' other awards and honors include the NASA Distinguished Service Medal, four NASA Space Flight Medals, the NASA Exceptional Service award, the NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal, the NASA Exceptional Public Service award, Phi Beta Kappa, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and Distinguished Eagle Scout. The Main Belt asteroid 1082 TomJones is named in his honor.

Tom served on the NASA Advisory Council and the board of the Association of Space Explorers and is a board member for the Astronauts Memorial Foundation. As an aerospace and science consultant, he focuses on the future direction of human space exploration, uses of asteroid and space resources, and planetary defense. A frequent public speaker, he appears often on TV and radio with expert commentary on science and space flight.

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  • Beyond Earth: The Nation’s Future in Space

  • Asteroids, NEOs, and Small Bodies in the Solar System

  • Can We Reach Mars?

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Thomas D. Jones, PhD

Former NASA Astronaut, Author & Planetary Scientist

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Thomas D. Jones, PhD Biography

Thomas David Jones, PhD is a veteran NASA astronaut, scientist, speaker, author, and consultant. He holds a doctorate in planetary sciences, and in more than eleven years with NASA, flew on four space shuttle missions to Earth orbit. On his last flight in 2001, Dr. Jones led three spacewalks to install the centerpiece of the International Space Station, the American Destiny laboratory. He has been privileged to spend fifty-three days working and living in space.

Tom is a Distinguished Graduate of the Air Force Academy. He piloted B-52D strategic bombers, studied asteroids for NASA, engineered intelligence-gathering systems for the CIA, and helped develop advanced mission concepts to explore the solar system prior to joining NASAs astronaut corps.

Tom writes frequently about space exploration and aviation history in magazines such as Air and Space Smithsonian, Aerospace America, and Popular Mechanics. He is the author of several space and aviation books: Ask the Astronaut, Planetology, (written with Ellen Stofan), Hell Hawks! The Untold Story of the American Fliers Who Savaged Hitler's Wehrmacht (with Robert F. Dorr), and Sky Walking: An Astronaut's Memoir. The Wall Street Journal named Sky Walking one if its “Five Best” books on space.

In 2018, Tom was inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. Dr. Jones' other awards and honors include the NASA Distinguished Service Medal, four NASA Space Flight Medals, the NASA Exceptional Service award, the NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal, the NASA Exceptional Public Service award, Phi Beta Kappa, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and Distinguished Eagle Scout. The Main Belt asteroid 1082 TomJones is named in his honor.

Tom served on the NASA Advisory Council and the board of the Association of Space Explorers and is a board member for the Astronauts Memorial Foundation. As an aerospace and science consultant, he focuses on the future direction of human space exploration, uses of asteroid and space resources, and planetary defense. A frequent public speaker, he appears often on TV and radio with expert commentary on science and space flight.

Thomas D. Jones, PhD Videos

  • 2018 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
    In a ceremony set beneath space shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, two veteran astronauts were inducted into the U.S....
  • Asteroid Day with Astronaut Tom Jones at Kennedy Space Center
    Asteroid Day 2017: astronaut Tom Jones and UCF Professor Humberto Campins highlight how asteroids are an important stepping stone in the future of...
  • Astronaut Tom Jones Talks About Success and Mental Preparation
    I was lucky enough to spend the day with Tom Jones the astronaut at NASA a few weeks ago. This was an incredible experience. What struck me the most...

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Thomas D. Jones, PhD Speaking Topics

  • Beyond Earth: The Nation’s Future in Space

  • Asteroids, NEOs, and Small Bodies in the Solar System

  • Can We Reach Mars?

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  • How to book Thomas D. Jones, PhD?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Thomas D. Jones, PhD for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Thomas D. Jones, PhD, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Thomas D. Jones, PhD or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Thomas D. Jones, PhD?

    Booking fees for Thomas D. Jones, PhD, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Thomas D. Jones, PhD, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Thomas D. Jones, PhD?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Thomas D. Jones, PhD for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Thomas D. Jones, PhD for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Thomas D. Jones, PhD or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Thomas D. Jones, PhD or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Thomas D. Jones, PhD is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Thomas D. Jones, PhD for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Thomas D. Jones, PhD generally travels from Houston, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Story Musgrave, M.D., Dick Rutan, Colonel Mike Mullane, Rob Waldo Waldman and Donna Shirley. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Thomas D. Jones, PhD for an upcoming event.

Thomas D. Jones, PhD Speaker Videos

  • 2018 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
    In a ceremony set beneath space shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, two veteran astronauts were inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® on April 21, 2018. Thomas D....
    Asteroid Day with Astronaut Tom Jones at Kennedy Space Center
    Asteroid Day 2017: astronaut Tom Jones and UCF Professor Humberto Campins highlight how asteroids are an important stepping stone in the future of deep space exploration for #SummerOfMars.
  • Astronaut Tom Jones Talks About Success and Mental Preparation
    I was lucky enough to spend the day with Tom Jones the astronaut at NASA a few weeks ago. This was an incredible experience. What struck me the most is how he talked about his hero interviewing him...
    Episode 42 Tom Jones discusses defending Earth against the threat ...
  • Astronaut Tom Jones talks about STS-80 UFO - YouTube

Thomas D. Jones, PhD Speaking Topics

  • Beyond Earth: The Nation’s Future in Space

  • Asteroids, NEOs, and Small Bodies in the Solar System

  • Can We Reach Mars?

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