|EVA on Devon Island|
|Brian tries the SpaceShipOne simulator at UND.|
Brian is a runner, SCUBA diver, Private Pilot, environmentalist, Eagle Scout, and outdoor extreme sports enthusiast. He has completed six marathons, including the Boston Marathon, with a personal best time of 3:02. Brian wishes he lived in the mountains where he could maintain his mountaineering, skiing, and river kayaking skills but instead settles for living in Hawaii with his wife and two young children. He blogs about his experiences towards becoming an astronaut at http://www.astronautforhire.com/.