Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Collins

Eileen Marie "MOM"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.11.1956
Birthplace:  Elmira / New York
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  17.01.1990
Selection group:  NASA-13
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. 01.05.2006

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-63  PLT  03.02. - 11.02.1995 8d 06h 28m 
2  STS-84  PLT  15.05. - 24.05.1997 9d 05h 20m 
3  STS-93  CDR  23.07. - 28.07.1999 4d 22h 50m 
4  STS-114  CDR  26.07. - 09.08.2005 13d 21h 32m 
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Total  36d 08h 10m 
     

Additional information

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from the Syracuse University, 1978; Master of science in operations research from Stanford University, 1986; master of arts in space systems management from Webster University, 1989; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; test pilot and assistant professor in mathematics at USAF Academy; hobbies: running, golf, hiking, camping, reading, photography, astronomy; left the astronaut corps to pursue private interests and spend more time with her family.

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