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One of America's First Women Astronauts Finds Her Space
Rhea Seddon's memoir captures the unlikely story of a young girl with a dream whose hard work, perseverance and willingness to take risks prepared her to become pa...
A veteran of three Space Shuttle flights, Dr. Rhea Seddon spent 19 years with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). In 1978 she was selected as one of the first six women to enter the Astronaut Program.
She flew aboard her first Shuttle flight in 1985, deployed two satellites, operated the Remote Manipulator Arm, and performed the first echocardiography in space. In 1991 she was selected to serve as a Mission Specialist on the first Shuttle flight dedicated entirely to the life sciences research, Spacelab Life Sciences 1, and in 1993 she was the Payload Commander in charge of all science activities on Spacelab Life Sciences 2. This brought her total time in space to 30 days.
One of America's First Women Astronauts Finds Her Space Rhea Seddon's memoir captures the unlikely story of a young girl with a dream whose hard work, perseverance and willingness to take risks prepared her to become part of the history ...Read More
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