Proctor, Sian

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Name
Proctor, Sian Gender: F
Sian Hayley Proctor
born on 28 March 1970 at 00:52 (= 12:52 AM )
Place Agana, Guam, 13n28, 144e45
Timezone GST h10e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 06°31' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 00°25 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 05°55'



Sian Proctor (April 2021)
photo: Dr. Sian Proctor, license cc-by-sa-2.0

Biography

American geology professor, science communicator, and commercial astronaut. She was launched into Earth orbit, on 15 September 2021, as the pilot of the Crew Dragon space capsule. This mission is the Inspiration4 private orbital spaceflight. As the pilot on the Inspiration4 mission, Proctor is the "first Black woman to pilot a spacecraft." She is a geology professor at South Mountain Community College in Arizona. She is also a major in the Civil Air Patrol where she serves as the aerospace education officer for its Arizona Wing.

Proctor was the education outreach officer for the first Hawai’i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) Mission. She has also appeared in three educational television shows, The Colony Season 2 which was aired on The Discovery Channel in 2010, the 2016 PBS series Genius By Stephen Hawking on "Episode 2: Are We Alone?", and the science show Strange Evidence in 2017-2018.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file; originally posted by Proctor on Twitter [1], [2].

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (Black)
  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (BS, MS, PhD)
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Education : Public speaker
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Science : Geology
  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut (Commercial pilot)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ commercial (Spaceship)
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field