Portrait of 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.
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