Join us Thursday, August 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the National Geographic Theater for a discussion with Wendy Lawrence about their ventures into the cosmos.
Selected by NASA in March 1992, Lawrence reported to the Johnson Space Center in August 1992. She completed one year of training and is qualified for flight assignment as a mission specialist. To date, her technical assignments within the Astronaut Office have included: flight software verification in the Shuttle Avionics Integration Laboratory (SAIL), Astronaut Office Assistant Training Officer, Director of Operations for NASA at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, and Astronaut Office representative for Space Station training and crew support. A veteran of four space flights, Lawrence has logged over 1225 hours in space.