Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Nancy L. "Niki" Mason


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Personal data

Birthdate:  09.06.1940
Birthplace:  Cincinnati, Ohio
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.07.1985
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1985

Additional information

Semifinalist in the "Teacher in Space Project"; Bachelor of Arts from the University of Miami; Master of Arts from the West Virginia College; teacher at the Vandevender High School in Parkersburg, West Virginia. American Aerospace information specialist, educator. Avocations: flying private aircraft, skiing, horseback riding and breeding, singing, ringing handbells. F C. Jimmy Dolittle fellow Air Force Association, 1986; named Woman of Achievement Girl Scouts of America, 1987; recipient Distinguished Service award Muskingum College, 1988, Lifetime Achievement award Altrusa, 1996.


Last update on March 04, 2021.