Micah is a Tony Award-nominated stage actor who has appeared on Broadway, as well as in the Sundance breakout Brittany Runs a Marathon. He also played Doug in Netflix’s dark comedy series Bonding.
Deke Slayton was not originally interested in becoming an astronaut but eventually agreed to go along with the selection process. Although he was selected to join the Mercury 7 team, he was found to have erratic heart activity. NASA grounded him and he went into administrative work, eventually becoming NASA’s first Chief of the Astronaut Office, as well as the Director of Flight Crew Operations.
The Right Stuff is set to premiere on Disney Plus sometime in 2020 — we can’t wait!