Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Coleman

Catherine Grace "Cady"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  14.12.1960
Birthplace:  Charleston / South Carolina
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  31.03.1992
Selection group:  NASA-14
Position:  MSP
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-73  MSP  20.10.1995 - 05.11.1995 15d 21h 53m 
2  STS-93  MSP  23.07.1999 - 28.07.1999 4d 22h 50m 
3  Soyuz TMA-20 / ISS-26 / ISS-27  Flight Engineer  15.12.2010 - 24.04.2011 159d 07h 17m 
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Total  180d 04h 00m 
   

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-83  MSP
2  STS-128  Flight Engineer
3  Soyuz TMA-19  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Bachelor of science in chemistry from MIT, 1983; Ph.D. in polymer science from the University of Massachusetts, 1991; Research chemist and Colonel, USAF; hobbies: Flying, scuba diving, sports, music.

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Last update on May 24, 2011.