Kavandi Named to Astronaut Hall of Fame

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On April 2, 2019

Janet Kavandi photo

Photo credit: Gus Chan

Veteran astronaut Janet Kavandi, MS Chem’82, has logged more than 33 days in space and orbited the Earth 535 times. This spring she was inducted into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.

Kavandi, director of NASA’s John H. Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, was selected as a NASA astronaut in December 1994 as a member of the 15th class of U.S. astronauts. She is a veteran of three space flights, serving as a mission specialist on STS-91 in 1998, STS-99 in 2000 and STS-104 in 2001.

 

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