Janet L. Kavandi

Janet L. Kavandi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Janet Lynn Kavandi, a native of Carthage, Missouri, is an American scientist and a NASA astronaut. She is a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and has served as NASA's Deputy Chief of the Astronaut Office. Kavandi graduated Valedictorian in 1977 from Carthage Senior High School - Carthage, Missouri. She went on to earn degrees in chemistry from Missouri Southern State College, the Missouri University of Science and Technology, and the University of Washington. Following graduation in 1982, Kavandi accepted a position at Eagle-Picher Industries in Joplin, Missouri, as an engineer in new battery development for defense applications. In 1984, she accepted a position as an engineer in the Power Systems Technology Department of the Boeing Aerospace Company in Seattle, Washington. She served as lead engineer of secondary power for the Short Range Attack Missile II, and principal technical staff representative involved in the design and development of thermal batteries for Sea Lance and the Lightweight Exo-Atmospheric Projectile.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Pon Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135625292
  • 9786135625295