Biographies of U.S. Astronauts


Janice Elaine


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Personal data

Birthdate:  08.10.1956
Birthplace:  South Bend, Indiana
Marital status:  divorced
Children:  none
Selection date:  17.01.1990
Selection group:  NASA-13
Position:  MSP
Status:  died 06.02.2012
Day of death:  06.02.2012
Place of death:  Scottsdale, Arizona


No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-57 Endeavour  MS  21.06. - 01.07.1993 9d 23h 44m 
2  STS-63 Discovery  MS  03.02. - 11.02.1995 8d 06h 28m 
3  STS-83 Columbia  MS  04.04. - 08.04.1997 3d 23h 12m 
4  STS-94 Columbia  MS  01.07. - 17.07.1997 15d 16h 44m 
5  STS-99 Endeavour  MS  11.02. - 22.02.2000 11d 05h 38m 
Total  49d 03h 46m 

Additional information

Bachelor of science in engineering science from Purdue University, 1975; master of science in electrical engineering and Ph.D. in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT, 1977 and 1987, respectively; worked with Orbital Sciences Corporation; hobbies: Reading science fiction, dancing, volleyball, flying; was Science Director for Kepler, Ames Research Center; died of cancer.


Last update on August 25, 2018.