Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Tracy Ellen

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  14.08.1969
Birthplace:  Arcadia / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  none
Selection date:  04.06.1998
Selection group:  NASA-17
Position:  MSP
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-118  MSP  08.08. - 21.08.2007 12d 17h 56m 
2  Soyuz TMA-18 / ISS-23 / ISS-24  Flight Engineer  02.04. - 25.09.2010 176d 01h 19m 
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Total  188d 19h 15m 
     

Additional information

Bachelor of science in chemistry from the California State University at Fullerton, 1993; Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of California at Davis, 1997; until her selection she worked at the University of California, Davis; hobbies: Running, weight training, hiking, softball, basketball, auto repair/maintenance, spending time with her family and her dog; as an undergrauate she was a sprinter and longjumper; she is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and conversational in Spanish and Russian.

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