Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Resnik

Judith Arlene "J.R."

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  05.04.1949
Birthplace:  Akron / Ohio
Marital status:  divorced
Children:  none
Selection date:  16.01.1978
Selection group:  NASA-8
Position:  MSP
Status:  died 28.01.1986
Date of death:  28.01.1986
Place of death:  Cape Canaveral / Florida

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-41D  MSP  30.08. - 05.09.1984 6d 00h 56m 
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Total  6d 00h 56m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University, 1970; Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, 1977; hobbies: classical piano, cycling, running, flying; died in the Challenger disaster (STS-51L); in honor of her work a crater on Venus and the Asteroid 3356 ware named after her.

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