Scott E. Parazynski

Scott E. Parazynski

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1961-07-28

Status Retired

Type Government


Astronaut Biography

Scott Edward Parazynski is an American physician and a former NASA astronaut. A veteran of five Space Shuttle flights and seven spacewalks, Parazynski's latest mission was STS-120 in October, 2007 – highlighted by a dramatic, unplanned EVA to repair a live solar array. In May 2016 he was inducted into the US Astronaut Hall of Fame. He retired from NASA in March 2009 to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities in the private sector, and he is currently the CEO of a technology start-up. He is the first person to have both flown in space and summited Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth.

Scott E. Parazynski's Launches

Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-120

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United Space Alliance
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
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Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-100

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United Space Alliance
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
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Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-95

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Lockheed Space Operations Company
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
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Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-86

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United Space Alliance
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
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Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-66

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Lockheed Space Operations Company
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
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