Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

O'Hara

Loral Ashley

USA

Loral O'Hara

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Personal data

Birthdate:  
Birthplace:  Houston / Texas
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Selection date:  07.06.2017
Selection group:  NASA-22
Position:  PLT
Status:  active

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Was 34 years at the time of selection. Calls Sugar Land, Texas, home. She earned a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering at the University of Kansas and a master's degree in aeronautics and astronautics from Purdue University. As a student, she participated in NASA's KC-135 Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Program, the NASA Academy at the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center, and the internship program at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. O'Hara is currently a research engineer at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

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Last update on June 10, 2017.