Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Lori Beth


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Personal data

Birthdate:  22.05.1961
Birthplace:  Lansing, Michigan
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.2001
Position:  Spaceflight Participant (UKP)
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????

Additional information

Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Economics from Colorado College in 1983; Masters degree in science, technology, and public policy from the George Washington University in 1989; she was the former director of the National Space Society, former NASA associate administrator for policy, and current vice president for corporate space program development at DFI International; applied as space tourist for a mission to the ISS with a Russian Soyuz spacecraft; due of financial problems the mission was cancelled to date; since July 17, 2009 Deputy NASA Administrator.


Last update on April 30, 2018.