Paul Scully-Power, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Paul Scully-Power

American astronaut

Date of Birth: 28-May-1944

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Profession: astronaut

Nationality: United States, Australia

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Paul Scully-Power

  • Paul Desmond Scully-Power, AM, FRAeS (born May 28, 1944) is an Australian-American oceanographer, technology expert and business executive.
  • In 1984, while a civilian employee of the United States Naval Undersea Warfare Center, he flew aboard NASA Space Shuttle mission STS-41-G as a Payload Specialist.
  • He was the first Australian-born person to journey into space, and the first astronaut with a beard.During his time in space he was able to confirm the existence of spiral eddies, and observe them with the naked eye.Scully-Power went on to work in private industry.
  • He is considered a world expert in remote sensing: visible, infra-red, radar and acoustic and is considered a security, aviation and aerospace expert.

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