Mark Kelly Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Mark Kelly (Mark Edward Kelly)

Last Updated: 08 Jan, 2023 | Views: 843

Age: 60

Profession: Astronaut

Other Profession(s): Rocket Scientist

Higher Education: Graduate

Mark Kelly Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
21 Feb, 1964 (60 Years 04 Months 26 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New Jersey

Birth District
Orange

Birth Sign
Pisces

Religion
Christianity

Nationalities
American

Mark Kelly Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Mark Edward Kelly is a former astronaut, politician, and captain of the Navy from United States who has held the position of junior U.S. senator representing Arizona since 2020. He defeated incumbent Republican Martha McSally in the special election called after Senator John McCain's passing. He belonged to the Democratic Party. Before being chosen as a NASA Space Shuttle pilot in 1996, Kelly conducted combat sorties as a naval aviator during the Gulf War. He served his first space mission in 2001 as the STS-108's pilot, followed by STS-121 in 2006, STS-124 in 2008, and STS-134 in 2011, which was the Space Shuttle Endeavour's last flight.

Career:
In 1987: Kelly completed his initial training on the A-6E Intruder attack plane before becoming a naval aviator.
In 1996: Mark Kelly and Scott Kelly were selected as Space Shuttle pilots by NASA.
In 2006: He piloted STS-121 Discovery, the second "Return to Flight" mission since Columbia went down in February 2003.
In 2012: SpaceX announced Kelly would be part of an independent safety advisory panel.
In 2022: Kelly defeated Republican Blake Masters in the general election for reelection.

Achievements and Awards:
Kelly has earned one Legion of Merit, two Defense Superior Service Medals, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, four Air Medals, one Navy Achievement Medal, two Navy Commendation Medals, two Southwest Asia Service Medals, two Sea Service Deployment Ribbons, one Navy Expeditionary Medal, a NASA Distinguished Service Medal, and an Overseas Service Ribbon.

Unknown Facts:
Kelly flew STS-108, which was his first space mission. On December 5, 2001, Endeavour launched on the year's final Shuttle mission after a number of delays.
Kelly is the co-founder and strategic advisor of Tucson-based World View Enterprises, a company that explores near-space.
 

Mark Kelly Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In Feet & Inches 5'8"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 73 kg
In Pounds 160 Ibs

Eye Color
Blue

Hair Color
Bald

Mark Kelly Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Richard Kelly

Mother's Name
Patricia Kelly

Spouse
Gabby Giffords, Amelia Victoria Babis

Brother(s)
Scott Kelly

Daughter(s)
Claudia Kelly, Claire Kelly

Mark Kelly Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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