Robert Satcher

Robert Satcher

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1965-09-22

Status Retired

Type Government

Astronaut Biography

Robert Lee "Bobby" Satcher Jr. is an American physician, chemical engineer, and NASA astronaut. He became the first orthopedic surgeon in space during STS-129. He participated in 2 spacewalks during STS-129, accumulating 12hrs 19min of EVA time. Satcher holds two doctorates (Ph.D., M.D.) and has received numerous awards and honors as a surgeon and engineer.

Robert Satcher's Launches

Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-129

United Space Alliance
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
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