Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Roberts

Katherine Eileen Sparks

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  25.06.1954
Birthplace:  Wichita / Kansas
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.09.1982
Selection group:  MSE-2
Position:  MSE
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1987

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Bachelor of arts in physics from Indiana University, 1976; master of science in space physics and engineering from the John Hopkins University, 1981; Brigadier General, USAF, Ret. (January 01, 2009); chosen in 1982 for MSE group 2, was assigned for STS-62B; later at Pentagon and Manager at Space and Missile Systems Center in Los Angeles, California, respectively; since October 2002 Vice Director, Space Operations, US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado; since July 2003 Deputy Commander for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Enterprise Integration, and the System Program Director for the Command and Control Constellation, Electronic Systems Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts; was since 2004 Senior Capstone, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C..

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