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Scott Kelly
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Kelly posing in his space suit in 2014
Born February 21, 1964 (1964-02-21) (age 57)
Education
Occupation NASA astronaut
Spouse(s)
  • Leslie S. Yandell
    (m. 1992; div. 2010)
  • Amiko Kauderer (m. 2018)
Children 2
Relatives Mark Kelly (twin brother)
Scott Kelly (astronaut)
Status Retired
Rank US-O6 insignia.svg Captain, USN
Time in space 520d
Selection NASA Astronaut Group 16, 1996
Total EVAs 3
Total EVA time 18 hours and 20 minutes
Missions STS-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 Soyuz-TMA-01M-Mission-Patch.svg ISS Expedition 25 Patch.png ISS Expedition 26 Patch.png Soyuz-TMA-16M-Mission-Patch.png ISS Expedition 43 Patch.svg ISS Expedition 44 Patch.svg ISS Expedition 45 Patch.png ISS Expedition 46 Patch.svg Soyuz-TMA-18M-Mission-Patch.png

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.

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


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