Dorothy M. Metcalf-Lindenburger
|Occupation||Teacher (Middle and High school, Earth science and astronomy)|
Time in space
|15d 02h 47m|
|Selection||2004 NASA Group|
She is married to 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 and began 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.
She successfully finished this training in February 2006. This qualified her as a NASA Astronaut.
Education[change | change source]
- Fort Collins High School, Fort Collins, Colorado.
- Bachelor of Arts, Geology with honors and cum laude, Whitman College, Washington, 1997.
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.