Marsha Ivins

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Birthday
15, 1951
Birthplace
Maryland
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
Maryland

About

Astronaut involved in a 1992 NASA space mission to deploy the EURECA (European Retrievable Carrier) satellite. She also participated in a 2001 Space Shuttle Atlantis mission to improve the International Space Station.

Before Fame

Early in her career, she was a co-pilot on NASA administrative aircraft.

Trivia

She participated in five NASA Space Shuttle missions and visited both the Mir Space Station and the International Space Station.

Family Life

She grew up in Baltimore, Maryland and later studied aerospace engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Associated With

She and Sally Ride were both female astronauts.