Female US Astronauts


  Time in Space  
Surname Given names Date of Birth Place of Birth Selection Position Status Flights d h m Marital status Children Nation Date of Death Place of Death
Ansari Anousheh 12.09.1966 Tehran / Iran ??.03.2006 UKP Ret. 29.09.2006 1 10 21 5 married   USA    
Auñón Serena Maria 09.04.1976 Indianapolis / Indiana 29.06.2009 MSP active   0 0 0     USA    
Baker Ellen Louise Shulman 27.04.1953 Fayetteville / North Carolina 23.05.1984 MSP Ret. ??.01.2012 3 28 14 31 married two USA    
Cagle Yvonne Darlene 24.04.1959 West Point / New York 01.05.1996 MSP Ret. ??.06.2008   0 0 0 divorced   USA    
Caldwell-Dyson Tracy Ellen 14.08.1969 Arcadia / California 04.06.1998 MSP active 2 188 19 15 married   USA    
Chawla Kalpana 01.07.1961 Karnal / INDIA 09.12.1994 MSP died 01.02.2003 2 31 14 54 married   USA 01.02.2003 over Texas
Clark Laurel Blair Salton 10.03.1961 Ames / Iowa 01.05.1996 MSP died 01.02.2003 1 15 22 20 married one USA 01.02.2003 over Texas
Cleave Mary Louise 05.02.1947 Southampton / New York 19.05.1980 MSP Ret. ??.05.1990 2 10 22 0 single   USA    
Coleman Catherine Grace "Cady" 14.12.1960 Charleston / South Carolina 31.03.1992 MSP active 3 180 4 0 married one USA    
Collins Eileen Marie "MOM" 19.11.1956 Elmira / New York 17.01.1990 CDR Ret. 01.05.2006 4 36 8 10 married two USA    
Currie Nancy Jane Sherlock 29.12.1958 Wilmington / Delaware 17.01.1990 MSP Ret. ??.??.2005 4 41 15 32 married one USA    
Davis Nancy Jan 01.11.1953 Cocoa Beach / Florida 05.06.1987 MSP Ret. 21.06.1999 3 28 2 7 married two USA    
Dunbar Bonnie Jeanne 03.03.1949 Sunnyside / Washington 19.05.1980 MSP Ret. 30.09.2005 5 50 8 24 divorced   USA    
Epps Jeanette Jo 02.11.1970 Syracuse / New York 29.06.2009 MSP active   0 0 0     USA    
Fisher Anna Lee Tingle 24.08.1949 St. Albans / New York 16.01.1978 MSP Ret. ??.06.2006 1 7 23 44 divorced two USA    
Godwin Linda Maxine 02.07.1952 Cape Girardeau / Missouri 04.06.1985 MSP Ret. ??.08.2010 4 38 6 13 married two USA    
Helms Susan Jane 26.02.1958 Charlotte / North Carolina 17.01.1990 MSP Ret. 28.07.2002 5 210 23 6 single   USA    
Higginbotham Joan Elizabeth Miller 03.08.1964 Chicago / Illinois 01.05.1996 MSP Ret. 30.11.2007 1 12 20 44 divorced   USA    
Hilliard Robertson Patricia Consolatrix 12.03.1963 Indiana / Pennsylvania 04.06.1998 MSP died 24.05.2001   0 0 0 married   USA 24.05.2001 Houston / Texas
Hire Kathryn Patricia "Kay" 26.08.1959 Mobile / Alabama 09.12.1994 MSP Ret. ??.03.2010 2 29 15 56 single   USA    
Hughes-Fulford Millie Elizabeth 21.12.1945 Mineral Wells / Texas 09.01.1984 PSP Ret. 14.06.1991 1 9 2 14 married one USA    
Ivins Marsha Sue 15.04.1951 Baltimore / Maryland 23.05.1984 MSP Ret. 31.12.2010 5 55 21 48 single   USA    
Jemison Mae Carol 17.10.1956 Decatur / Alabama 05.06.1987 MSP Ret. 08.03.1993 1 7 22 30 divorced   USA    
Jernigan Tamara Elizabeth "Tammy" 07.05.1959 Chattanooga / Tennessee 04.06.1985 MSP Ret. 21.09.2001 5 63 1 24 married   USA    
Johnston Mary Helen 17.09.1945 West Palm Beach / Florida 05.06.1983 PSP Ret. 06.05.1985   0 0 0 married   USA    
Kavandi Janet Lynn 17.07.1959 Springfield / Missouri 09.12.1994 MSP Ret. ??.??.2005 3 33 20 8 married two USA    
LaComb Maureen Cecil 16.11.1956 Poughkeepsie / New York ??.09.1982 MSE Ret. ??.09.1990   0 0 0 married   USA    
Lawrence Wendy Barrien 02.07.1959 Jacksonville / Florida 31.03.1992 MSP Ret. ??.06.2006 4 51 3 56 single   USA    
Lucid Shannon Matilda Wells 14.01.1943 Shanghai / CHINA 16.01.1978 MSP Ret. ??.01.2012 5 223 2 50 married three USA    
Magnus Sandra Hall 30.10.1964 Belleville / Illinois 01.05.1996 MSP Ret. 21.10.2012 3 157 8 44 married   USA    
McArthur Katherine Megan 30.08.1971 Honolulu / Hawaii 26.07.2000 MSP active 1 12 21 38 married   USA    
McAuliffe Sharon Christa Corrigan 02.09.1948 Boston / Massachusetts 19.07.1985 PSP died 28.01.1986   0 0 0 married two USA 28.01.1986 Cape Canaveral / Florida
Melroy Pamela Ann 17.09.1961 Palo Alto / California 09.12.1994 CDR Ret. ??.07.2009 3 38 20 4 married   USA    
Metcalf-Lindenburger Dorothy Marie "Dottie" 02.05.1975 Fort Collins / Colorado 06.05.2004 MSP Ret. ??.04.2013 1 15 2 47 married one USA    
Morgan Barbara Radding "Barby" 28.11.1951 Fresno / California 19.07.1985 MSP Ret. ??.08.2008 1 12 17 56 married two USA    
Nowak Lisa Marie Caputo 10.05.1963 Washington D.C. 01.05.1996 MSP Ret. 07.03.2007 1 12 18 36 married three USA    
Nyberg Karen Lujean 07.10.1969 Parkers Prairie / Minnesota 26.07.2000 MSP active 2 180 0 32 married one USA    
Ochoa Ellen Lauri 10.05.1958 Los Angeles / California 17.01.1990 MSP Ret. ??.01.2003 4 40 19 37 married two USA    
Prinz Dianne Kasnic 29.09.1938 Economy / Pennsylvania 09.08.1978 PSP Ret. 06.08.1985   0 0 0 divorced   USA 12.10.2002 Arlington / Virginia
Resnik Judith Arlene "J.R." 05.04.1949 Akron / Ohio 16.01.1978 MSP died 28.01.1986 1 6 0 56 divorced   USA 28.01.1986 Cape Canaveral / Florida
Ride Sally Kristen 26.05.1951 Los Angeles / California 16.01.1978 MSP Ret. 15.08.1987 2 14 7 46 divorced   USA 23.07.2012 La Jolla / California
Roberts Katherine Eileen Sparks 25.06.1954 Wichita / Kansas ??.09.1982 MSE Ret. ??.??.1987   0 0 0 married   USA    
Rubins Kathleen Hallisey "Kate" 14.10.1978 Farmington / Connecticut 29.06.2009 MSP active   0 0 0     USA    
Seddon Margaret Rhea 08.11.1947 Murfreesboro / Tennessee 16.01.1978 MSP Ret. 23.02.1998 3 30 2 21 married three USA    
Stefanyshyn-Piper Heidemarie Martha 07.02.1963 St. Paul / Minnesota 01.05.1996 MSP Ret. ??.07.2009 2 27 15 36 married one USA    
Still-Kilrain Susan Leigh 24.10.1961 Augusta / Georgia 09.12.1994 PLT Ret. ??.12.2002 2 19 15 58 married one USA    
Stott Nicole Marie Passonno 19.11.1962 Albany / New York 26.07.2000 MSP active 2 103 5 49 married one USA    
Sullivan Kathryn Dwyer 03.10.1951 Paterson / New Jersey 16.01.1978 MSP Ret. ??.06.1993 3 22 4 49 single   USA    
Thornton Kathryn Ryan Cordell 17.08.1952 Montgomery / Alabama 23.05.1984 MSP Ret. 01.08.1996 4 40 15 14 married five USA    
Tittle Theresa Mary Stevens 25.11.1960 Springfield / Massachusetts ??.09.1985 MSE Ret. ??.07.1988   0 0 0 married   USA    
Voss Janice Elaine 08.10.1956 South Bend / Indiana 17.01.1990 MSP died 07.02.2012 5 49 3 49 divorced   USA 07.02.2012 Scottsdale / Arizona
Walker Shannon 04.06.1965 Houston / Texas 06.05.2004 MSP active 1 163 7 11 married   USA    
Weaver Carol Lynn Belt 30.01.1953 Red Oak / Iowa ??.03.1988 PSP Ret. ??.??.????   0 0 0 married   USA    
Weber Mary Ellen 24.08.1962 Cleveland / Ohio 31.03.1992 MSP Ret. ??.12.2002 2 18 18 30 married   USA    
Whitson Peggy Annette 09.02.1960 Mt. Ayr / Iowa 01.05.1996 MSP active 2 376 17 22 married   USA    
Williams Sunita Lyn "Suni" 19.09.1965 Euclid / Ohio 04.06.1998 MSP active 2 321 17 15 married   USA    
Wilson Stephanie Diana 27.09.1966 Boston / Massachusetts 01.05.1996 MSP Ret. 03.07.2013 3 42 23 46 married   USA    

Note: Suborbital flights, failed missions and ISS-37 / ISS-38 are not included in "Time in Space".
STS-107: Taken is the time from launch until loss of contact.


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Last update on November 11, 2013