Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

McMahon

Deirdre

Ireland

Personal data

Birthdate:  09.10.1960
Birthplace:  Belfast
Marital status:  widowed
Children:  four
Selection date:  24.05.1991
Position:  LS
Status:  Ret. ??.09.1998

Additional information

Anaesthetist - St. Vincents Hospital. Place of residence in 1991: Bettystown, County Meath; she was noticed on the shortlist of 25 candidate applicants by the European Astronauts Board Selection (EASB), but was not selected in 1992 and again 1998; at the time of the selection process in 1991/1992 her husband tragically died and she became a widow with four children.

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