Shannon Lucid

Shannon Lucid

Status: Retired
1/14/1943 –
Nationality: American
Type: Government
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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.

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