Scott E. Parazynski

Astronaut

1961 –

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Who is Scott E. Parazynski?

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. He retired from NASA in March 2009 to pursue opportunities in the private sector. He is the only person to have both flown in space and summited Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth.

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Born
Jul 28, 1961
Little Rock
Also known as
  • Scott Parazynski
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Stanford University
Lived in
  • Arkansas

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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