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The Spring 2011 issue of The Earth Scientist is focused on modernizing seismology education. Thanks to IRIS, you can download this issue for free as a pdf. Print copies are available in our online store.
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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. Currie made her second spaceflight in 1995 aboard STS-70. The crew put a satellite into space.


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