John Herrington Videos

Herrington has spent his life as a proud Chickasaw member serving as a U.S. Naval Aviator and an astronaut for NASA.

John Herrington, First Enrolled Native American in Space

Unconquerable with Lisa Billy

From his beginnings as a little boy with a cardboard box and a dream, to walking in the footsteps of his heroes three decades later, John Herrington's role as flight engineer aboard the Endeavour wasn't just a major contributor to a successful NASA mission. It was one giant leap for Native Americans everywhere.

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John Herrington: Advice to Children

Meet Our People – The Enduring Spirit of the Chickasaw Nation
John Herrington, the first enrolled Native American member in space, encourages children to recognize the importance of following their dreams.

John Herrington: I Dreamed of Being an Astronaut

Meet Our People – The Enduring Spirit of the Chickasaw Nation
John Herrington tells the story of how he came to be an astronaut, and describes the adventure of being in space.

Opening Session: John Herrington (full version)

2010 Creativity World Forum
Former NASA Astronaut and Chickasaw John Herrington was featured in a delightful sketch that opened the World Forum.