Rusty Schweickart

American aeronautical engineer, former NASA astronaut, research scientist, U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, former business executive and government executive

Rusty Schweickart

Russell “Rusty” Schweickart is an American aeronautical engineer, and a former NASA astronaut, research scientist, U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, as well as a former business executive and government executive. Schweickart was selected in 1963 for NASA’s third astronaut group.