Michael James "Mike" Massimino (born August 19, 1962) is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. Massimino is a veteran of two Space Shuttle missions, both of which serviced the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), including the historic final repair mission.
Massimino graduated from H. Frank Carey Junior-Senior High School in Franklin Square, New York in 1980. He went on to attend Columbia University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering in 1984. He then attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, graduating with a Master of Science in mechanical engineering and a Master of Science in technology and public policy in 1988. He continued his education at MIT, earning a Degree of Mechanical Engineer in 1990 and a Doctor of Philosophy in mechanical engineering in 1992.
Massimino was born August 19, 1962 in Oceanside, New York. His hometown is Franklin Square, New York. He is married. He enjoys baseball, family activities, home improvement projects, camping, and coaching kids' sports.