Discover Auburn Women of Distinction
A Public Lecture Series Celebrating 125 Years of Auburn Women (1892-2017)
An Auburn Astronaut: My Journey into Space: Jan Davis '77
Date and Time: Friday, September 15 at 3 p.m.
Location: Auburn Alumni Center
Jan Davis is a former American astronaut who has logged more than 670 hours and orbited the earth 325 times on three Space Shuttle flights. Davis joined NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville in 1979 as an aerospace engineer. In 1987, she was selected to join the Astronaut Corps at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Davis held many leadership positions with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, before retiring from the agency in 2005. She continues to work with Gastion Technologies a NASA contractor, at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.
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