Margaret Rhea Seddon

Margaret Rhea Seddon

Status: Retired
11/8/1947 –
Nationality: American
Type: Government
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Margaret Rhea Seddon is a physician and retired NASA astronaut. After being selected as part of the first group of astronauts to include women, she flew on three Space Shuttle flights: as mission specialist for STS-51-D and STS-40, and as payload commander for STS-58. Both before and after her career in the astronaut program, she has been active in the medical community in Tennessee, Mississippi and Texas.

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