Kathryn Thornton

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Birthday
17, 1952
Birthplace
Montgomery, AL
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Montgomery, AL

About

Physicist who flew on four NASA spaceflights. She also served as Dean of the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Before Fame

She was the recipient of a NATO postdoctoral fellowship.

Trivia

She was on the crew of a Space Shuttle Discovery Department of Defense mission.

Family Life

She married Steven Thornton.

Associated With

She and Sally Ride were both female astronauts.