Scott David TINGLE
NASA Astronaut, USA
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
Born on July 19, 1965 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, but considers Randolph as his hometown in the same state.
In 1987 he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Southeastern Massachusetts University.
In 1988 he received a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (specializing in fluid mechanics and propulsion) from Purdue University.
FAMILY STATUS: married, has three children.
HOBBY: Playing guitar, repairing cars, work on wood.
AWARDS AND HONORS:
Awarded a Meritorious Service Medal, three Air Medals, six Navy Commendation Medals including one Combat Medal, four Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals.
He served in the US Navy since 1991 and in 1993 after completing flight training he became a Navy pilot.
He served as a test pilot and assistant to the Head of the System Design Program on the US Navy Air Station Patuxent River.
He participated in 54 combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.
In 1998 he passed training at Navy test pilot school.
By 2016 Scott TINGLE had more than 4 500 flying hours on 51 types of aircraft.
On June 29, 2009 he was enrolled in NASA Astronaut Corps, the 20th NASA selection as a candidate for astronauts. Scott TINGLE completed a two-year course of general space training in July 2011 and was qualified as an astronaut.
On February 3-5, 2016 he together with Ivan Wagner and CTC instructor Alexandra Tyurina passed training at the Cosmonaut Training Center in actions in case of the emergency landing in the wooded and marshy area in winter.
On May 6, 2016 his appointment to the prime crew of the Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft was confirmed in NASA press release 16-047.
On June 27 – 29, 2016 he together with Alexander Skvortsov and Ivan Wagner passed training based on the 179th EMERCOM Center in “water survival” in Noginsk, Moscow region. On June 27 the crew performed the tasks of the so-called “dry” training and on June 28 – the tasks of long-term training.
On September 7, 2016 at a meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission it was preliminarily determined that the crew consisting of Alexander Skvortsov and Scott Tingle would be delivered to orbit by the Soyuz MS-07 spacecraft.
Based on data of site www.astronaut.ru, www.nasa.gov.