EXPERIENCE: Selected as a pilot by NASA in March 1992, “Doc” is veteran of four space flights and has logged over 1,138 hours in space. He served as pilot on STS-75 (1996), STS 82 (1997) and STS-101 (2000), and was the commander on STS-105 (2001). Scott Horowitz retired from NASA in October 2004 to serve as Director of Space Transportation and Exploration at A.T.K.-Thiokol in
He also taught graduate level engineering courses for
Scott has designed and built experimental aircraft, modified sports cars, and is the inventor of the Ares I launch vehicle (http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/constellation/ares/aresI.html) that will send our future astronauts to space an order of magnitude safer than today’s Space Shuttle.
SPACE FLIGHT EXPERIENCE:
STS-82 Discovery - http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/archives/sts-82.html
STS-101 Atlantis - http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/archives/sts-101.html
STS-105 Discovery - http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/archives/sts-105.html