Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Birch

Christina Marie

USA

Christina Birch

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Personal data

Birthdate:  17.11.1986
Birthplace:  Mesa, Arizona
Marital status:  
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Selection date:  06.12.2021
Selection group:  NASA-23
Position:  PLT
Status:  active

Spaceflights

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Additional information

grew up in Gilbert, Arizona, and graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and molecular biophysics. After earning a doctorate in biological engineering from MIT, she taught bioengineering at the University of California, Riverside, and scientific writing and communication at the California Institute of Technology. She became a decorated track cyclist on the U.S. National Team.

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Last update on Dezember 09, 2021.

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