Norman Thagard

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Birthday
3, 1943
Birthplace
Marianna, FL
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Marianna, FL

About

Considered the first American cosmonaut because he was the first American to get to space via a Russian spacecraft.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in medicine from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas.

Trivia

He served on five space missions, conducting research aboard the Mir Space Station on his last mission.

Family Life

He married and had three children.

Associated With

He visited the Mir Space Station, as did Helen Sharman.