Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Janet Christine "Jan"


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Personal data

Birthdate:  28.07.1926
Birthplace:  San Francisco / California
Marital status:  single
Selection date:  ??.??.1960
Position:  Pilot
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????
Day of death:  05.06.2008
Place of death:  San Francisco / California

Additional information

Twin sister of Marion Dietrich; belonged to the first female group, which was not accepted from the NASA; graduated from University of California, Berkeley, 1949; honorary doctor of science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 2007; chief pilot of Cessna, Long Beach; later working for World Airways, Oakland.


Last update on August 09, 2017.