Kathryn C. Thornton

Kathryn C. Thornton

  • 8/17/1952
  • American - Retired
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Kathryn Ryan Cordell Thornton is an American scientist and a former NASA astronaut with over 975 hours in space, including 21 hours of extravehicular activity. She was the associate dean for graduate programs at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science, currently a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.