Shannon Lucid

Shannon Lucid

  • 1/14/1943
  • American - Retired
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Wiki

Shannon Matilda Wells Lucid is an American biochemist and a retired NASA astronaut. At one time, she held the record for the longest duration stay in space by an American, as well as by a woman. She has flown in space five times including a prolonged mission aboard the Mir space station in 1996; she is the only American woman to have served aboard Mir.