Wendy B. Lawrence

Military Person

1959 –

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Who is Wendy B. Lawrence?

Wendy Barrien Lawrence is a retired United States Navy Captain, former helicopter pilot, an engineer, and a former NASA astronaut. She was the first female graduate of the United States Naval Academy to fly into space and she has also visited the Russian Space Station Mir. She was a mission specialist on STS-114, the first Space Shuttle flight after the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. She enjoys running, rowing, and triathlons. Captain Lawrence is unmarried.

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Born
Jul 2, 1959
Jacksonville
Also known as
  • Wendy Lawrence
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • United States Naval Academy
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Fort Hunt High School

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on July 23, 2013

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