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Katherine Eileen Roberts
nee: Sparks

Katherine Roberts

Born: 25 June 1954, Wichita, Kansas, United States

Nationality: American


Group: MSE Group 2 (1 September 1982)

Status: Retired

  BA (Physics), Indiana University, 1976
  MS (Space Physics and Engineering), Johns Hopkins University, 1981

Member of the second DoD cadre, she was assigned to mission 62-B, the second polar mission scheduled for January 1987. The mission was cancelled after the Challenger accident, then rescheduled as STS-27. NASA announced there would be no payload specialists aboard the first five post-Challenger flights, so Roberts never flew.


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