Scott Parazynski


Dr. Scott Parazynski is a highly decorated physician and astronaut, recently inducted into the US Astronaut Hall of Fame. Scott has lived and traveled all over the world, spending many of his grade school years in places such as Senegal, Lebanon, Iran, and Greece. A graduate of Stanford University and Medical School, he went on to train at Harvard and in Denver in emergency medicine. In 1992 he was selected to join NASA's Astronaut Corps and eventually flew 5 Space Shuttle missions and conducted 7 spacewalks. Mission highlights include a global ozone mapping flight; leading the first joint US-Russian spacewalk while docked to the Russian space station Mir; serving as Senator John Glenn'…