Biographies of U.S. Astronauts


Scott Jay "Doc"


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Personal data

Birthdate:  24.03.1957
Birthplace:  Philadelphia / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  31.03.1992
Selection group:  NASA-14
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. ??.10.2004


No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-75  PLT  22.02. - 09.03.1996 15d 17h 40m 
2  STS-82  PLT  11.02. - 21.02.1997 9d 23h 37m 
3  STS-101  PLT  19.05. - 29.05.2000 9d 20h 09m 
4  STS-105  CDR  10.08. - 22.08.2001 11d 21h 12m 
Total  47d 10h 38m 

Additional information

Bachelor of science in engineering from California State University, 1978; master of science and Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, 1979 and 1982, respectively; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; test pilot; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 13; hobbies: Designing, building, and flying home-built aircraft, restoring automobiles, running, softball; later he worked for Thiokol in Utah; since September 2005 NASA associate administrator for the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate.


Last update on May 18, 2016.