Kathryn D. Sullivan

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Birthday
3, 1951
Birthplace
Paterson, NJ
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
3, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
Paterson, NJ

About

Geologist and former NASA astronaut who became the first American woman to walk in space. President Bush appointed her a member of the National Science Board in 2004.

Before Fame

She received her B.S. in Earth Sciences from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and her Ph.D. in Geology from Dalhousie University.

Trivia

She served aboard the three space shuttle missionsSTS-41-G, STS-31, and STS-45.

Family Life

She was born to Barbara and Donald in Paterson, New Jersey.

Associated With

Although not as famous as Neil Armstrong, she was also a NASA astronaut.