Steven Swanson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Steven Swanson

American engineer and a NASA astronaut

Date of Birth: 03-Dec-1960

Place of Birth: Syracuse, New York, United States

Profession: astronaut, engineer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius


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About Steven Swanson

  • Steven Roy Swanson (born December 3, 1960 in Syracuse, New York) is an American Engineer and a retired NASA astronaut.
  • He is married and has three children.
  • He has received numerous awards and honors.
  • These include the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal and the JSC Certificate of Accommodation and many others.
  • Prior to becoming a NASA astronaut, Swanson worked for GTE in Phoenix, Arizona, as a software engineer.
  • Swanson has flown two shuttle flights, STS-117 and STS-119, and one Soyuz flight, TMA-12M.
  • All of the flights were to the International Space Station.
  • He has logged over 195 days in space and completed five spacewalks totaling 28 hours and 5 minutes.
  • Swanson has also served in other roles at NASA, such as a CAPCOM for both International Space Station and Space Shuttle missions.

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