José Hernández sits down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey. We talk about the values he learned from his parents that he passed down to his kids. After that we talk about the Amazon Prime movie, A Million Miles Away that is based on his life. In addition, we talk about his experience in space and all the hard work it took for him to become an astronaut. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About José Hernández
José M. Hernández is an engineer and a former NASA astronaut who was part of the crew of the STS-128 Space Shuttle mission. Hernández also founded the Reaching for the Stars Foundation, a non-profit organization that “strives to ensure opportunities for children to pursue their educational and professional goals regardless of perceived obstacles.” Follow Jose on Twitter at and Instagram at @Astro_Jose. In addition check out A Million Miles Away on Amazon Prime.
About A Million Miles Away
Inspired by the real-life story of NASA flight engineer José Hernández, A Million Miles Away follows him on a decades-long journey, from a rural village in Michoacán, Mexico, to more than 200 miles above the Earth in the International Space Station. With the support of his family, José’s drive & determination culminates in the opportunity to achieve his seemingly impossible goal.
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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.