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. She works for NASA.

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

NASA experience[change | change source]

Metcalf-Lindenburger was selected by NASA in May 2004. She is now[when?] 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.

Education[change | change source]

Organization[change | change source]

Honors[change | change 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.