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Pamela Melroy

1961 - Today

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Pamela Ann Melroy (born September 17, 1961) is an American retired United States Air Force officer and NASA astronaut serving as the deputy administrator of NASA. She served as pilot on Space Shuttle missions STS-92 and STS-112 and commanded mission STS-120 before leaving the agency in August 2009. After serving as deputy program manager of Space Exploration Initiatives with Lockheed Martin, Melroy joined the Federal Aviation Administration in 2011, where she was a senior technical advisor and director of field operations for the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation.In 2013, she left the FAA and joined DARPA as deputy director of the Tactical Technology Office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pamela Melroy has received more than 192,885 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Pamela Melroy is the 297th most popular astronaut (down from 267th in 2019), the 11,125th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,667th in 2019) and the 130th most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Pamela Melroy ranks 297 out of 524Before her are George Nelson, Ulrich Walter, David Wolf, Tamara E. Jernigan, Carlos I. Noriega, and Jeffrey A. Hoffman. After her are Byron K. Lichtenberg, Naoko Yamazaki, Reinhold Ewald, Frederick Hauck, Jan Davis, and Ellen Ochoa.

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Among people born in 1961, Pamela Melroy ranks 481Before her are Miguel Tendillo, Yuji Sugano, Gary Valentine, Sverker Johansson, José Manuel Ochotorena, and Santiago Lange. After her are Hitoshi Saito, María Barranco, Juan Echanove, Vida Vencienė, Ivan Pudar, and George Lopez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pamela Melroy ranks 11,125 out of 18,182Before her are Elizabeth Lail (1992), The D.O.C. (1968), Riley Keough (1989), Muriel Humphrey Brown (1912), Naomi Novik (1973), and Meredith Colket (1878). After her are Chuck D (1960), Brody Jenner (1983), Cara Buono (1974), Chad Allen (1974), Jeff Bennett (1962), and Bob Steele (1907).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Pamela Melroy ranks 130Before her are Michael Coats (1946), Karl Gordon Henize (1926), George Nelson (1950), David Wolf (1956), Tamara E. Jernigan (1959), and Jeffrey A. Hoffman (1944). After her are Byron K. Lichtenberg (1948), Frederick Hauck (1941), Jan Davis (1953), Ellen Ochoa (1958), Richard O. Covey (1946), and Linda M. Godwin (1952).