Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Wittner

Jessica Owens

USA

Jessica Wittner

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Personal data

Birthdate:  15.03.1983
Birthplace:  Fresno, California
Marital status:  
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Selection date:  06.12.2021
Selection group:  NASA-23
Position:  PLT
Status:  active

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Additional information

Lieutenant commander, U.S. Navy, is a native of California with a distinguished career serving on active duty as a naval aviator and test pilot. She holds a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from the University of Arizona, and a Master of Science in aerospace engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. Wittner was commissioned as a naval officer through an enlisted-to-officer program and has served operationally flying F/A-18 fighter jets with Strike Fighter Squadron 34 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Strike Fighter Squadron 151 in Lemoore, California. A graduate of U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, she also worked as a test pilot and project officer with Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 31 in China Lake, California.

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Last update on January 13, 2022.

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