Janice Voss

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Birthday
8, 1956
Birthplace
South Bend, IN
Death Date
Feb 6, 2012 (55)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
8, 1956
Birthplace
South Bend, IN
Death Date
Feb 6, 2012 (55)

About

Astronaut who flew in space five times, which was the record for women at the time of her death in 2012.

Before Fame

She earned a doctorate in aeronautics/astronautics from MIT in 1987, after having studied at Purdue University and Rice University.

Trivia

She was part of the first Space Shuttle rendezvous with the Mir space station. She later died of breast cancer.

Family Life

She married Brian D. Ford in 1993.

Associated With

She and astronaut Charles D. Walker studied engineering at Purdue.