Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Dianne Kasnic

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  29.09.1938
Birthplace:  Economy / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  divorced
Children:  
Selection date:  09.08.1978
Selection group:  Spacelab-2 / Sunlab
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 06.08.1985
Date of death:  12.10.2002
Place of death:  Arlington / Virginia

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-51F  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics from University of Pittsburgh, 1960; Ph.D. in physics from Johns Hopkins University, 1967; research scientist at U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington D.C. until retiring because of illness in 2000; was chosen as backup for John-David Bartoe (STS-51F); died of lymphoma.

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