Portrait of Winston Scott
Winston Scott is an American astronaut who was born on August 6, 1950,
in Florida. Before he became an astronaut, Scott was a Naval pilot. He
has logged over 3000 hours of flight time in 20 types of aircraft.
Scott became an astronaut in 1992. He spent over 214 hours in space on
In 1996, Scott made his first spaceflight aboard STS-72. He made a
6-hour spacewalk during this mission. Scott will fly aboard STS-87 in
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