Astronaut Scott Parazynski, Renaissance man and Extreme Explorer Dec 12th, 2017: Scott Parazynski is a prolific inventor, tech start-up CEO, physician, pilot, avid climber, SCUBA diver, author, and speaker, in addition to being a former competitive luge slider, Olympic coach, and astronaut. Parazynski is the first and only person to both fly in space and summit Mount Everest.
If humans live in space, will we lose our skeletons? Aug 10th, 2017: Astronaut Scott Parazynski stopped by PCMag’s offices to talk about his new memoir The Sky Below, including the (possibly insane) future of human space exploration.
Nine years ago an emergency doc performed “hairy” surgery in space.
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Space Rocks: Scott also gave a presentation at Space Center Houston to return to NASA the Apollo 11 lunar sample he took with him to the summit, accompanied by an Everest summit rock, for launch to the International Space Station. See the “Space Rocks” ceremony and Everest presentation at:
Watch video of Scott’s TEDMED 2010 presentation.
Watch Scotts AHOF acceptance speech: The U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame welcomed astronaut inductees Brian Duffy and Scott Parazynski to its ranks during a May 14 ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, in Florida. Parazynski, who retired from NASA in 2009, flew on five spaceflights and performed seven spacewalks during his career.
Scott was recently profiled in a new book on entrepreneurial success and risk tolerance: http://www.hsgl.com/
Space exploration is not dead. A new film at Houston’s Museum of Natural Science examines human spaceflight after the end of the Shuttle program. Dec 2011
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