Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Whitaker

Ann

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  17.03.1939
Birthplace:  
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  ??.??.1978
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.05.1978

Additional information

Undergraduate degree in physics from Berry College in Mount Berry, Ga., in 1961 and a master's degree in physics in 1968 from the University of Alabama in Huntsville; in 1989, she received her doctorate in materials engineering from Auburn University in Alabama; was Director of the Materials and Processes Laboratory at the Marshall Center; since November 2005 retired; hobbies: genealogy research, gardening, reading and fishing; semi finalist for the first Spacelab selection group, but not selected.

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