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Paul Scully-Power

Dr Paul Scully-Power is a leader in applied technology, an innovator and corporate strategist, and is Australia’s first astronaut having flown aboard Challenger on the 13th mission of the Space Shuttle. He is the former Chief Technology Officer of the Tenix Group, Australia’s largest defence & technology contractor.


  • He attended schools in London

    He graduated, bachelor of science degree, honors, post graduate diploma of education, honors in applied mathematics


  • His space flight experience include STS-41-G Challenger (October 5–13, 1984) was launched from and returned to land at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. STS-41-G was the first mission with a 7-person crew, and the first to demonstrate American orbital fuel transfer. During the 8-day flight, the crew deployed the Earth Radiation Budget Satellite, conducted scientific observations of the earth with the OSTA-3 pallet and Large Format Camera, and demonstrated potential satellite refueling with an EVA and associated hydrazine transfer. At mission conclusion, Scully-Power had traveled over 3.4 million miles in 133 Earth orbits, and logged over 197 hours in space.


  • past Chairman of the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (the federal regulator),



squash and racket ball, sailing, and reading.

Paul Scully-Power
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Born May 28, 1944
(age 73)
  • 1967
    oceanographic group, the Royal Australian Navy
  • 1967 - 1972
    Scientific officer
  • 1972 - 1974
    Australian Navy Exchange Scientist, United States Navy
  • 1974
    United States Naval Underwater Systems Center,
  • 1974
    the Office of Naval Research,
  • 1974 - 1975
    project ANZUS EDDY
  • 1976
    a foreign principal investigator, the Heat Capacity Mapping Mission
  • October, 1977
    senior scientist and technical specialist on the staff of the Associate Technical Director for Research and Technology, the Naval Underwater Systems Center.
  • June, 1984
    Payload Specialist
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