Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Morgan

Barbara Radding "Barby"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  28.11.1951
Birthplace:  Fresno / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  19.07.1985
Selection group:  Teacher in Space / NASA-17
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.08.2008

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-118  MSP  08.08. - 21.08.2007 12d 17h 56m 
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Total  12d 17h 56m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of arts in human biology from Stanford University, 1973; teacher at McCall-Donnell School, McCall, Idaho; was chosen as backup for Christa McAuliffe; hobbies: Classical fluit, jazz, literature, hiking, swimming, cross-country skiing, her family; selected on 04.06.1998 as MSP; in August 2008 she became an educator at Idaho's Boise State University.

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