Dr. Jonny Kim was selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. View Jonny Kim’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. '16, an emergency medicine resident and a former Navy SEAL, has been named to @nasa's 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class.⠀ Kim, a 2016 @harvardmed graduate, was one of a dozen candidates picked by NASA in June for its next astronaut class. Dr. Jonny Kim and Raja Chari are two impressive Asian Americans who made it into NASA’s 2017 astronaut candidate class, having been chosen from a pool of over 18,000 applicants. Dr. Jonny Kim was selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. Jonny Kim is an ER doctor, a former Navy SEAL and Iraq War veteran and now an astronaut. His desire to protect those who cannot protect themselves galvanized him to enlist in the Navy at age 18. He attended Santa Monica High School where he claims that he was a mediocre student, with only a 3.67 average (the horror!!). NASA Spotlight: Astronaut Jonny Kim Dr. Jonny Kim was selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. “The military for me was the basis of teamwork. He reported for duty in August 2017 and having completed the initial astronaut candidate training is now eligible for a mission assignment. That same concept is found in medicine and saving lives.” Jonny Kim found his calling in the service of others. And he’s just 35 years old. He reported for duty in August 2017 and having completed the initial astronaut candidate training is now eligible for mission assignments to the International Space Station, the Moon and eventually Mars. Dr. Jonny Kim was selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. Jonathan Kim. Jonny Kim, M.D.

A U.S. Navy SEAL, Kim completed more than 100 combat operations. Navy Harvard University M.D. Jonny has 4 jobs listed on their profile. He reported for duty in August 2017 and having completed the initial astronaut candidate training is now eligible for a mission assignment. Jonny Kim was born in Los Angeles, CA, the eldest son of immigrant parents from South Korea.