Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger

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Dorothy Marie "Dottie" Metcalf-Lindenburger (born on May 2, 1975 in Colorado Springs, Colorado) is an American astronaut working for NASA.

She married Jason Metcalf-Lindenburger, who was a 7th grade school teacher at the time.

Education[change | edit source]

Organization[change | edit source]

Honors[change | edit source]

  • 1999 Outstanding Teacher Preparation Candidate at Central Washington University.
  • 1997 Whitman College Leed's Geology Award
  • 1997 Whitman College Order of the Waiilaptu
  • 1996 GSA Field Camp Award
  • 1995-1996 NAIA Academic All-American in Cross Country and Track
  • 1996 NAIA Conference Champion in the 10K.

NASA experience[change | edit source]

Selected by NASA in May 2004, she is now doing training. Astronaut Candidate Training includes tours, many scientific and technical meetings, much learning about the Shuttle and International Space Station systems, physiological training, T-38 flight training, and water and wilderness survival training. Finishing this training will let her do different technical jobs within the Astronaut Office.