Linda Godwin

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Birthday
2, 1952
Birthplace
Cape Girardeau, MO
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Cape Girardeau, MO

About

NASA astronaut and scientist who flew two Space Shuttle missions on the Atlantis and two on the Endeavour.

Before Fame

She received a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Missouri. Later, she taught at the university's Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Trivia

She received a NASA Outstanding Performance Rating, a Sustained Superior Performance Award, and an Outstanding Leadership Award.

Family Life

She married fellow astronaut, Steven Nagel.

Associated With

She and Sally Ride both worked as physicists and astronauts.