Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Danielle Judith "Dani"


Danielle Goldwater

Personal data

Birthdate:  10.06.1948
Birthplace:  West Haven / Connecticut
Marital status:  
Children:  one
Selection date:  ??.??.1977
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 16.01.1978
Day of death:  07.07.2018
Place of death:  Burlingame / California

Additional information

M.D. from Smith College in 1970 and Yale Medical School in 1974; at the time of her selection assigned at Stanford Hospital, Stanford University, California; semi finalist in NASA astronaut group 8 selection; was employed as a scientist at NASA, primarily at the Ames Research Center, for over 40 years until her retirement in December 2017; died of cancer.


Last update on January 27, 2019.