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Bonnie J. Dunbar

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Bonnie Jeanne Dunbar (born March 3, 1949) is an engineer and retired NASA astronaut.[1]

Bonnie J. Dunbar
BornMarch 3, 1949 (age 72) Sunnyside, Washington
NationalityUnited States
Educationceramic engineering


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Dunbar was born in Sunnyside, Washington. She graduated from Sunnyside High School in. She went to University of Washington and received her undergraduate degree in ceramic engineering.[2] She began her career as a system analyst at Boeing Computer Services.[3]

Dunbar became a payload officer/flight controller at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. She served as a guidance and navigation officer/flight controller.[4][5]


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  1. "Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar". Aerospace Corporation. Archived from the original on 2021-04-25. Retrieved 2021-04-25. {{cite web}}: More than one of |archivedate= and |archive-date= specified (help); More than one of |archiveurl= and |archive-url= specified (help)
  2. "Dunbar, Bonnie". engineering.tamu.edu. Retrieved 2021-04-25.
  3. April 2008, Robert Z. Pearlman 08 (8 April 2008). "For New Station Commander, Spaceflight is All in the Family". Space.com. Retrieved 2021-04-25.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/dunbar_bonnie.pdf
  5. "Astronaut Biography: Bonnie Dunbar". www.spacefacts.de. Retrieved 2021-04-25.