David Scott
space, moon

Real/Birth Name:
David Randolph Scott
Nickname(s):
Dave
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
88, 30 days before his 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

Apollo 15 (1971)
First Extended LM and LRV rover, landed in Hadley-Apennine.
Apollo 9 (1969)
First manned flight of CSM and LM in Earth orbit; demonstrated Portable Life Support System to be used on the lunar surface.
Gemini 8 (1966)
Accomplished first docking with another space vehicle, an unmanned Agena Target Vehicle. While docked, a Gemini spacecraft thruster malfunction caused near-fatal tumbling of the craft, which, after undocking, Armstrong was able to overcome; the crew effected the first emergency landing of a manned U.S. space mission.

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