Wilson, Stephanie

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Wilson, Stephanie Gender: F
Stephanie Diana Wilson
born on 27 September 1966 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Boston, Massachusetts, 42n22, 71w04
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°45' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 07°46 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 26°39'

Stephanie Wilson


American astronaut on Discovery, the first Black woman to go into space

Wilson received a bachelor of science degree in engineering science from Harvard University in 1988, after which she worked for Martin Marietta, an aerospace firm in Denver, CO. She returned to school in 1990 to earn her master of science degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas. Landing a job at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, in 1992. Four years later, 1996, she was selected by NASA.

She took her first space flight on July 4, 2006, landing with her crew mates on the 17th (STS-121). Her second space flight came a year later, lasting from October 23-November 7, 2007, and she is scheduled for a third in 2010.

With many athletic hobbies like skiing, she is also a stamp collector

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Begin Major Project 1996 (Selected by NASA)
  • Work : Gain social status 4 July 2006 (Her first space flight)
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Source Notes

PT quotes birth certificate


  • Traits : Body : Race (African-American heritage)
  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (First African-American woman in space)