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Episode 20: Astronaut Victor Glover on Communion (in space), creation, discipleship, and doubt


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Capt. Victor Glover, a longtime member of the Church of Christ, will pilot the Artemis 2 mission to the moon in November 2024, but it will not be his first trip to space. Capt. Glover spent 168 days in space, including 167 days aboard the International Space Station in 2020 and 2021. Few human beings know what it's like to hold to the beliefs and practices of Christianity anywhere other than Earth. In this interview, Capt. Glover shares how his faith influences his work as an astronaut (and scientist) and how his work as an astronaut (and scientist) influences his life as a Christian. 
Links to The Christian Chronicle’s coverage of Astronaut Victor Glover’s career

Christian astronaut to pilot first crewed moon mission since 1972. Calvin Cockrell, April 2023

Might the moon be Christian astronaut Victor Glover’s next destination? Bobby Ross, Jr., December 2020

Christian astronaut and his communion cups lifting off on space mission. Bobby Ross, Jr., November 2020

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