Pamela Melroy

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Pamela Melroy
Melroy in 2003
15th Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Assumed office
June 21, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
AdministratorBill Nelson
Preceded byJames Morhard
Personal details
Pamela Ann Melroy

(1961-09-17) September 17, 1961 (age 62)
Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Alma materWellesley College (BA)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MS)
Space career
NASA Astronaut
Time in space
38d 20h 6m
Selection1994 NASA Group
MissionsSTS-92, STS-112, STS-120
Mission insignia

Pamela Ann Melroy (born September 17, 1961) is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. She is the Deputy Administrator of NASA since 2021 during the Joe Biden administration. She served as pilot on Space Shuttle missions STS-92 and STS-112 and commanded mission STS-120 before leaving the agency in August 2009.[1]

Melroy will be inducted into the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "NASA - Veteran Astronaut Pam Melroy Leaves NASA". Archived from the original on 2009-07-26. Retrieved 2021-04-16.
  2. "Rochester woman to be inducted into US Astronaut Hall of Fame". WSYR. 2020-01-25. Retrieved 2020-01-26.
  3. "1-on-1 with Pamela Melroy: Rochester native to be inducted in Astronaut Hall of Fame". RochesterFirst. 2020-01-24. Retrieved 2020-01-26.