Scott Joseph Kelly
Naissance : 21 février 1964, à Orange, New Jersey, États-Unis.
Antécédent : Pilote pour la Navy américaine.
Sélection : 1er mai 1996: seizième détachement d'astronautes de la NASA"
1er vol : STS 103 7 j. 23 h. 11 min. Pilote
2ème vol : STS 118 12 j. 17 h. 56 min. Commandant
3ème vol : Soyouz TMA-01M
ISS Expédition 25
ISS Expédition 26
159 j. 08 h. 42 min. Ingénieur de vol 1 (FE-1)
Ingénieur de vol (FE)
Total : 180 j. 01 h. 49 min.
Temps à bord d'ISS STS 118 8 j. 01 h. 06 min.
ISS Expédition 25/26 156 j. 22 h. 17 min.
Total: 164 j. 23 h. 23 min.
Sortie spatiale : Aucune.
Retraite : Actif.
Décès :
Remarques : Est le frère jumeau de l'astronaute Mark Kelly.
RSC Energia bio
(Mar 02)
Scott J. KELLY

ISS Flight Engineer,
Soyuz-TM Flight Engineer,
Lieutenant Commander, USN,
NASA astronaut, USA

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: February 21, 1964, Orange, New Jersey.

EDUCATION: Graduated from Mountain High School, West Orange, New Jersey, in 1982. Received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the State University of New York Maritime College in 1987, and a master of science degree in aviation systems from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1996.

MARITAL STATUS: Married to the former Leslie S.Yadell of Atlanta, Georgia. They have one child.

AWARDS: Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, 2 Navy Unit Commendations, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Defense of Kuwait Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.

HOBBY: Running and weightlifting.

WORK EXPERIENCE: Kelly received his commission from the State University of New York Maritime College in may 1987, and was designated a naval aviator in July 1989 at Naval Air Station (NAS) Beeville, Texas. He then reported to Fighter Squadron 101 at NAS in Virginia Beach, Virginia, for initial F-14 Tomcat training. Upon completion of this training, he was assigned to Fighter Squadron 143 based aboard USS Dwight D.Eisenhower. Kelly was selected to attend the US Naval Test Pilot School in January 1993 and completed training in June 1994.After graduation he worked as a test pilot at the Strike Aircraft Test Squadron, Naval Air Warfare Center, Patuxent River, Maryland, flying the F-14A/B/D, F/A-18A/B/C/D and KC-130F. He was the first to fly an F-14 with an experimental digital flight control system installed and performed subsequent high angle of attack and departure testing. He has logged over 2,500 flight hours in more than 30 different aircraft and has over 250 carrier landings.
Selected by NASA for astronaut training in April 1996. On completion of two years of training at the Johnson Space Center he was certified as pilot, after which he was assigned technical duties in the Astronaut Office Spacecraft Systems/Operations Branch.
On December 19-27, 1999, he went to space on STS-103 mission onboard Discovery. During that mission the crew successfully installed new instruments and upgraded systems on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). The mission lasted 191 hours and 11 minutes.
He currently trains for space mission as flight engineer within the backup crew of ISS-5.

March 2002
Based on materials from Lindon B. Johnson Space Center, NASA, USA.

Voir aussi :
Fiche biographique de la NASA
Fiche de l'Encyclopedia Astronautica de Mark Wade
Les Explorateurs de l'espace Les conquérants de l'Espace 
par ordre d'atteinte de l'orbite
Les envolées habitées:
1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000
© Claude Lafleur, 2007
Les Dossiers Espace Espace 101 La Librairie virtuelle Spacecrafts encyclopedia