Kathryn D. Sullivan

Astronaut

1951 –

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Who is Kathryn D. Sullivan?

Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan is an American geologist and a former NASA astronaut. A crew member on three Space Shuttle missions, she is the first American woman to walk in space. She was appointed as Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Acting NOAA Administrator on February 28, 2013.

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Born
Oct 3, 1951
Paterson
Also known as
  • Kathryn D Sullivan
  • Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan
  • Dr. Kathryn Sullivan
  • Kathy Sullivan
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Doctorate, Dalhousie University
    Geology
    ( - 1978)
  • Bachelor of Science, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Earth science
    ( - 1973)
Employment
  • Ohio State University
Lived in
  • Paterson

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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