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 76,978 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Janice E. Voss is the 247th most popular astronaut (down from 236th in 2019), the 9,436th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,734th in 2019) and the 102nd most popular Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Janice E. Voss ranks 247 out of 524Before her are Ivan Bella, Ernst Messerschmid, Eugene H. Trinh, Mike Massimino, John Casper, and Nikolai Budarin. After her are Dale Gardner, John L. Phillips, Margaret Rhea Seddon, Salizhan Sharipov, Aleksandr Nikolayevich Balandin, and Guion Bluford.

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Among people born in 1956, Janice E. Voss ranks 412Before her are Mina Ahadi, Robert H. McNaught, Patrick Leonard, Peter Chelsom, Ștefan Rusu, and Péter Besenyei. After her are Lutz Eigendorf, Ana Rosa Quintana, Theodoros Kontidis, Laurie Cunningham, Bent Hamer, and Sergio Brio. Among people deceased in 2012, Janice E. Voss ranks 379Before her are Mitch Lucker, Ruy de Freitas, Charles Colson, Fontella Bass, Boris Razinsky, and Mike Kelley. After her are Michael O'Hare, Terry Callier, Slater Martin, Deborah Raffin, Johnny Otis, and Mike Sparken.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janice E. Voss ranks 9,436 out of 18,182Before her are George Henry Thomas (1816), Allen Daviau (1942), Mara Wilson (1987), David Gates (1940), Dustin Poirier (1989), and Donald Trump Jr. (1977). After her are Michael O'Hare (1952), Jena Malone (1984), Lizzy Caplan (1982), Pernell Whitaker (1964), Brandon Call (1976), and William Frawley (1887).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Janice E. Voss ranks 102Before her are Bryan D. O'Connor (1946), Norman Thagard (1943), Jeffrey Williams (1958), Robert L. Stewart (1942), Mike Massimino (1962), and John Casper (1943). After her are Dale Gardner (1948), John L. Phillips (1951), Margaret Rhea Seddon (1947), Guion Bluford (1942), Karen Nyberg (1969), and Catherine Coleman (1960).