Robert Satcher

Robert Satcher

Status: Retired
9/22/1965 –
Nationality: American
Type: Government
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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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