Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Johnston

Mary Helen

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  17.09.1945
Birthplace:  West Palm Beach / Florida
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  05.06.1983
Selection group:  Spacelab-3
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 06.05.1985

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-51B  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in engineering science from the Florida State University, 1969; Ph.D. in metallurgical engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville, 1973; worked at Marshall Spaceflight Center; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 9; selected as backup for Spacelab 3; later she worked at Tennessee Space Institute.

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Last update on July 05, 2009.