14/01/1943 American astronaut and biochemist Shannon Lucid is born
Shannon Lucid - Hall of Fame astronaut
USA: WOMAN ASTRONAUT SHANNON LUCID IS REUNITED WITH HER FAMILY
Shannon Lucid: six months aboard Mir-22
She flew five times into space. Her longest mission was aboard Russian space station Mir. It was a part of the Shuttle-Mir program. Shannon Lucid stayed for 179 days and 188 days in space overall. It was a record for an American and for a woman. Prior to her astronaut job she worked as a biochemist on the University of Oklahoma.