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Abigail Harrison

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Birthday
11, 1997
Birthplace
Minnesota
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1997 (age 21)
Birthplace
Minnesota

About

Aspiring astronaut known for serving as Luca Parmatino's Earth Liaison during his 2013 trip on the Soyuz-TMA-09M. After graduating high school, she was accepted to Wellesley College, the alma mater of former astronaut Pamela Melroy.

Before Fame

Her interest in the field started at a young age and she was part of the Minnesota Public School GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science) in the fifth grade.

Trivia

She made varsity in gymnastics, dive team, and track and field while in high school. She delivered a TEDx talk in 2013.

Family Life

She grew up in Minnesota, home of astronauts like Robert D. Cabana.

Associated With

She met her mentor Luca Parmitano while waiting at an airport.