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Robert Satcher

Robert Satcher

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 09/22/1965
  • First Flight: 11/16/2009
  • Last Flight: 11/16/2009


Robert Satcher, a American astronaut affiliated with the government agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration, embarked on 1 space flights and engaging in 2 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Robert Lee “Bobby” Satcher Jr. is an American physician, chemical engineer, and NASA astronaut. He became the first orthopedic surgeon in space during STS-129. He participated in 2 spacewalks during STS-129, accumulating 12hrs 19min of EVA time. Satcher holds two doctorates (Ph.D., M.D.) and has received numerous awards and honors as a surgeon and engineer.

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