Winston E. Scott - U.S. Navy/NASA 1968-96

View Part 1 of Winston E. Scott’s story - Navy Aviation Officer

Winston E. Scott - U.S. Navy/NASA 1968-96

View Part 2 of Winston E. Scotts story - NASA Mission Specialist

Winston Elliott Scott is a retired United States Navy Captain and former NASA astronaut. He served as a Naval pilot and flew helicopters and navy planes. After completing jet training in the TA-4J Skyhawk, Scott served a tour of duty with Fighter Squadron 84 (VF-84) at NAS Oceana, Virginia, flying the F-14 Tomcat.

Scott was selected by NASA in March 1992, and reported to the Johnson Space Center in August 1992. He served as a mission specialist on STS-72 in 1996 and STS-87 in 1997, and logged a total of 24 days, 14 hours and 34 minutes in space, including three spacewalks totaling 19 hours and 26 minutes.

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