Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Marcia F.


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Personal data

Marital status:  married
Selection date:  14.05.1986
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1986

Additional information

Degree in communications from American University in Washington, D.C.; master's degree in physics from the Old Dominion University; one of fourty semi finalists in the "Journalist in Space Program" (cancelled following the Challenger tragedy); candidate from Virginia; in 1986 working as freelancer; for several years Adjunct Professor of Journalism in Boston University's graduate science-writing program; currently visiting professor with the Graduate Program in Science Writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Last update on July 20, 2010.