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Portrait of Nancy Currie
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Nancy Currie

Nancy Currie is an American astronaut who was born on December 29, 1958, in Delaware. Before she became an astronaut, Currie worked as a helicopter instructor pilot for the Army.

Currie became an astronaut in 1991. She has spent over 454 hours in space on two spaceflights.

In 1993, Currie flew aboard STS-57. The crew conducted several experiments in materials and life science research. Currie made her second spaceflight in 1995 aboard STS-70. The crew deployed one of NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellites.

Currie's next spaceflight is scheduled for 1998 aboard STS-88.


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