Sandra Magnus has been part of three space flights and spent more than four months in space during her career at NASA.
Sandra Magnus has been part of three space flights and spent more than four months in space during her career at NASA. Photo by Bill Stafford, NASA.

Sandra “Sandy” Magnus has been part of three space flights and spent more than four months in space during her career at NASA. She joined NASA in 1996 and spent 11 days in space in 2002. During that trip to the International Space Station, she operated Space Shuttle Atlantis’ robotic arm. Magnus earned a bachelor’s degree in physics and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from S&T  in 1986 and 1990, respectively.

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