Scott Kelly (astronaut)

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Scott Kelly
Scott J. Kelly.jpg
Kelly posing in his space suit in 2014
Born (1964-02-21) February 21, 1964 (age 58)
OccupationNASA astronaut
  • Leslie S. Yandell
    (m. 1992; div. 2010)
  • Amiko Kauderer (m. 2018)
RelativesMark Kelly (twin brother)
Space career
RankUS-O6 insignia.svg Captain, USN
Time in space
SelectionNASA Astronaut Group 16, 1996
Total EVAs
Total EVA time
18 hours and 20 minutes
MissionsSTS-103, STS-118, Soyuz TMA-01M (Expedition 25/26), Soyuz TMA-16M/Soyuz TMA-18M (Expedition 43/44/45/46)
Mission insignia
STS-103 Patch.svg STS-118 patch new.svg ISS Expedition 25 Patch.png ISS Expedition 26 Patch.png ISS Expedition 43 Patch.svg ISS Expedition 44 Patch.svg ISS Expedition 45 Patch.png ISS Expedition 46 Patch.svg

Scott Joseph Kelly (born February 21, 1964) is an American engineer, retired astronaut, and naval aviator. Kelly flew and was in charge of the International Space Station (ISS) on Expeditions 26, 45, and 46.

Kelly retired from NASA in 2016.[2]

His identical twin brother, Mark Kelly, is also a retired astronaut, and the junior Senator from Arizona.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Calandrelli E, Escher A (December 16, 2016). "The top 15 events that happened in space in 2016". Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 16, 2016.
  2. Seppala, Mark (March 12, 2016). "Record-breaking astronaut Scott Kelly retiring this April". Engadget. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  3. "Mark Kelly's Official NASA Bio". NASA. July 2011. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  4. "Arizona U.S. Senate Special Election Results". The New York Times. 3 November 2020.