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Roberts, Katherine Eileen Sparks
Roberts
Roberts
Credit: www.spacefacts.de
American engineer military spaceflight engineer astronaut, 1982-1987.

Status: Inactive; Active 1982-1987. Born: 1954-06-25. Birth Place: Wichita, Kansas.

Bachelor of arts in physics from Indiana University, 1976. Master of science in space physics and engineering from the John Hopkins University, 1981. Later at Pentagon and then a manager at the Space and Missile Systems Center in Los Angeles, California. From October 2002 Vice Director, Space Operations, US Strategic Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Deputy Commander for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Enterprise Integration, and the System Program Director for the Command and Control Constellation, Electronic Systems Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.


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Family: DoD Group 2 - 1982, Military Spaceflight Engineer Astronaut, Women of Space. Country: USA. Flights: STS-62-B. Agency: USAF. Bibliography: 4452, 5942.

1954 June 25 - .
  • Birth of Katherine Eileen Sparks Roberts - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Roberts. American engineer military spaceflight engineer astronaut, 1982-1987..

1982 September 1 - .
  • DoD Astronaut Training Group 2 selected. - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Armor, Booen, Holder, James, Jones, Charles, LaComb, Mantz, Odle, Pailes, Puz, Roberts, Sponable, Thompson, David, Yeakel.

    The group was selected to provide shuttle manned spaceflight engineers to operate military payloads.. Qualifications: USAF officers with bachelor's degree in science or engineering; four years experience in flying or space-related activities. Vision minimum 20/150 uncorrected, correctable to 20/20. Maximum sitting blood pressure of 140/90. Height between 150 and 193 cm.. 14 were selected from 63 candidates.


1986 September - .
  • STS-62-B (cancelled) - . Crew: Roberts. Payload: DoD Mission. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Roberts. Program: STS. Flight: STS-62-B. Spacecraft Bus: Shuttle. Spacecraft: Discovery. Planned Department of Defense shuttle mission. Cancelled after Challenger disaster. .


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