Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDorothy M. Metcalf-Lindenburger
|Born||May 15, 1975
Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.
|Other occupation||Teacher (Middle and High school, Earth science and astronomy)|
|Selection||2004 NASA Group|
She is married to Jason Metcalf-Lindenburger, who was a 7th grade school teacher at the time.
Metcalf-Lindenburger was selected by NASA in May 2004 and began training. Astronaut Candidate Training includes tours, many scientific and technical meetings, much learning about the Shuttle and International Space Station systems, physiological training, T-38 flight training, and water and wilderness survival training.
She successfully finished this training in February 2006. This qualified her as a NASA Astronaut.
- Fort Collins High School, Fort Collins, Colorado.
- Bachelor of Arts, Geology with honors and cum laude, Whitman College, Washington, 1997.
- Phi Beta Kappa
- National Education Association
- 1999 Outstanding Teacher Preparation Candidate at Central Washington University.
- 1997 Whitman College Leed's Geology Award
- 1997 Whitman College Order of the Waiilaptu
- 1996 GSA Field Camp Award
- 1995-1996 NAIA Academic All-American in Cross Country and Track
- 1996 NAIA Conference Champion in the 10K.
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