Paul Desmond Scully-Power AM (born 28 May 1944) is an Australian-American oceanographer and astronaut. In 1984, he flew aboard NASA Space Shuttle mission STS-41-G as a payload specialist. At the time, he was a civilian employee of the United States Naval Undersea Warfare Center. He was the first Australian-born person to journey into space. He was also the first astronaut with a beard.
During his time in space, Scully-Power was able to confirm spiral eddies existed. He also saw them with the naked eye.
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- "Astronaut Biography: Paul Scully-Power". Spacefacts.de. Retrieved 20 April 2020.
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