Scott Tracy bust designed by William K. Harper and produced by Beswick of Longton, England, in a 1992 limited edition of 2,500. Scott Tracy is a fictional character in the television series "Thunderbirds". The eldest son of Jeff Tracy, Scott is named after American astronaut Scott Carpenter. Scott was decorated for valor during his service with the United States Air Force before taking up his duties with International Rescue. As pilot of the quick response craft Thunderbird 1, he is usually first at the danger zone and typically serves as field commander on all rescue operations. He also takes on secondary duties as co-pilot of the spacecraft Thunderbird 3, is an occasional relief occupant of the Thunderbird 5 space station, and leads the organization from Tracy Island when his father is absent.