Biographies of U.S. Astronauts
|| Pocatello / Idaho
Was 29 years at the time of selection.
Navy, is originally from Richland, Washington. She graduated from the
U.S. Naval Academy with a bachelor's degree in systems engineering. A
Gates Cambridge Scholar, Barron earned a master's degree in nuclear
engineering from the University of Cambridge. As a submarine warfare
officer, Barron was a member of the first class of women commissioned
into the submarine community. She'll come to
from the U.S. Naval Academy, where she has been serving as the flag aide
to the superintendent.