Janice E. Voss

1956 - 2012

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Janice Elaine Voss (October 8, 1956 – February 6, 2012) was an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. Voss received her B.S. in engineering science from Purdue University, her M.S. in electrical engineering from MIT, and her PhD in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT. She flew in space five times, jointly holding the record for American women. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janice E. Voss has received more than 95,225 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Janice E. Voss is the 257th most popular astronaut (down from 247th in 2019), the 9,819th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,416th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Janice E. Voss ranks 257 out of 556Before her are Tracy Caldwell Dyson, Steven R. Nagel, Timothy Kopra, Nicole Stott, Mikhail Kornienko, and John L. Phillips. After her are Jasmin Moghbeli, Robert F. Overmyer, Guion Bluford, Yury Usachov, Eugene H. Trinh, and Fei Junlong.

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Among people born in 1956, Janice E. Voss ranks 458Before her are Salvatore Bagni, Princess Alia bint Hussein, Sergio Brio, Ana Alicia, Marc Baecke, and Janet Hubert. After her are Dianne Reeves, John Debney, John Wells, Steve Coleman, Skipp Sudduth, and Ana Rosa Quintana. Among people deceased in 2012, Janice E. Voss ranks 411Before her are Norman Alden, Klaus Köste, Geoffrey Hughes, Takao Sakurai, Nicholas Katzenbach, and Ramaz Urushadze. After her are John Tchicai, Fidélis, Charles Colson, Earl Scruggs, Tony Martin, and Ian Burgess.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janice E. Voss ranks 9,819 out of 20,380Before her are Artis Gilmore (1949), Chris Klein (1979), Amy Sedaris (1961), Jack Casady (1944), Sammy Cahn (1913), and Janet Rowley (1925). After her are Carl Kaufmann (1936), Rebecca Latimer Felton (1835), Angie Harmon (1972), Robert Lockwood Jr. (1915), Sherry Stringfield (1967), and Bruce Ames (1928).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Janice E. Voss ranks 103Before her are Jan Davis (1953), Tracy Caldwell Dyson (1969), Steven R. Nagel (1946), Timothy Kopra (1963), Nicole Stott (1962), and John L. Phillips (1951). After her are Robert F. Overmyer (1936), Guion Bluford (1942), Lee Archambault (1960), Donald H. Peterson (1933), Michael Coats (1946), and William C. McCool (1961).