Jeanette J. Epps
|Jeanette J. Epps|
November 3, 1970 |
Syracuse, New York
|Technical Intelligence Officer, Technical Specialist at Ford Motor Company|
|Selection||2009 NASA Group|
Early life and education
Jeanette Epps was born in Syracuse, New York. She graduated from Le Moyne College with a bachelor in science degree in physics, and earned an M.S. and a Ph.D in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland.
On January 5, 2016 NASA announced that Epps is set to become the first African American space station crew member when she launches on her first spaceflight in May 2018, as a flight engineer on Expedition 56, remaining on board for Expedition 57.
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