Story Musgrave was born and raised on a dairy farm in Stockbridge, MA. He rode combines at 5, drove trucks and tractors at 10 and repaired them by 13. He was in the forests alone at 3 and by 5 floated his homebuilt raft on the rivers.
He never finished school, ran off to Korea with the U. S. Marines where he was an aircraft electrician and an engine mechanic. He started flying with the Marines and over the next 54 years accumulated 18,000 hours in over 160 aircraft. He is a parachutist with over 700 jumps.
He has 7 graduate degrees in math, computers, chemistry, medicine, physiology, literature and psychology. He has been awarded 20 honorary doctorates. He was a part-time trauma surgeon during his 30 year astronaut career.
He was a NASA astronaut for over 30 years and flew on six spaceflights. He performed the first shuttle spacewalk on Challenger’s first flight, was a pilot on an astronomy mission, conducted two classified DOD missions, was the lead spacewalker on the Hubble Telescope repair mission and operated and electronic chip manufacturing satellite on Columbia.
He runs a landscaping company in Orlando, a production company in Sydney and a sculpture company in Burbank, CA. He is also an artist with Walt Disney Imagineering, an innovator with Applied Minds Inc. and a professor of design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.
Story Musgrave has 7 beautiful children: Lorelei, Scott, Holly, Todd, Jeff, Lane and Story, ranging from age 46 years to 6 months and a beautiful wife, Amanda.
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