Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Kira (Michelle) Jorgensen


Personal data

Birthdate:  12.09.1972
Birthplace:  Vista / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.2008 / ??.??.2012
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 29.06.2009 / 17.06.2013

Additional information

Bachelor of Science degree in astrophysics from the University of California, Los Angeles; Master of Science and Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder; semi finalist in NASA group 20 and 21 selections.


Last update on June 01, 2016.