Portrait of Jan Davis
Jan Davis is an American astronaut who was born on November 1, 1953,
in Florida. Before she became an astronaut, Davis worked as a
Davis became an astronaut in 1987. She has spent over 389 hours in
space on two spaceflights.
In 1992, Davis flew aboard STS-47. The crew conducted several
experiments in materials and life science research. Davis made her second
spaceflight in 1994 aboard STS-60. This was the first Space Shuttle
flight with a Russian cosmonaut on board.
Davis is scheduled to make her next spaceflight in July 1997 aboard
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