Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Thornton

Kathryn Ryan Cordell

USA

hi res version (253 KB)

more photos

Personal data

Birthdate:  17.08.1952
Birthplace:  Montgomery / Alabama
Marital status:  married
Children:  three and two stepsons
Selection date:  23.05.1984
Selection group:  NASA-10
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 01.08.1996

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-33  MSP  23.11. - 28.11.1989 5d 00h 06m 
2  STS-49  MSP  08.05. - 16.05.1992 8d 21h 17m 
3  STS-61  MSP  02.12. - 13.12.1993 10d 19h 58m 
4  STS-73  MSP  20.10. - 05.11.1995 15d 21h 53m 
5        
6        
7        
Total  40d 15h 14m 
     

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics from Auburn University, 1974; master of science and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Virginia, 1977 and 1979, respectively; hobbies: Scuba diving, skiing; currently she joines the faculty of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, as professor of physics.

©      

Last update on July 03, 2009.