Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Jane Briggs


Personal data

Birthdate:  ??.??.1920
Birthplace:  Detroit / Michigan
Marital status:  married
Children:  eight
Selection date:  ??.??.1960
Position:  Pilot
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????

Additional informatiom

She is the daughter of Walter O. Briggs the former multi-millionaire owner of the Detroit Tigers baseball team; belonged to the first female group, which was not accepted from the NASA; was married to U.S. senator Phil Hart of Michigan; oldest member of the training group; first licensed female helicopter pilot in the state of Michigan, USA.


Last update on January 01, 2008.