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Judith Resnik
Judith Arlene Resnik is an American electrical engineer, software engineer, biomedical engineer, NASA pilot and astronaut who died aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger when it was destroyed during the launch of mission STS-51. -L. Resnik is the second American woman in space and the fourth woman in space in the world, logging 145 hours in orbit. She was the first Jewish woman to have a nationality in space. The IEEE Judith Resnik Prize for Space Engineering is named in her honor. Judith Resnik was admitted to Carnegie Mellon after being one of only 16 women in US history to achieve a perfect SAT score at that time. She then obtained her electrical engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon before earning her doctorate. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland.
BornApril 05, 1949, Akron, Ohio, U.S.
DiedJanuary 28, 1986, Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S.
Resting placeArlington National Cemetery
Other occupationEngineer
Alma materCarnegie Mellon University, B.S. University of Maryland, PhD.
Time in space6d 00h 56m
Selection1978 NASA Group
MissionsSTS-41-D, STS-51-L

About Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik
Judith Resnik

Astronaut Judith Resnik was born in Akron, Ohio, United States on April 5, 1949. She dies at the age of 36, on January 28, 1986.

The Challenger explosion sadly killed the second American female astronaut and the first American Jewish astronaut. She had previously served on a mission aboard the Discovery.

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Judith Resnik before becoming famous

Judith Resnik was born in the Zodiac sign Aries (The Ram), and 1949 is also the year of Ox (牛) in the Chinese Zodiac.

She received a flawless SAT score in high school and went on to Carnegie Mellon University to study electrical engineering.

Achievement of Judith Resnik

She logged 145 hours in space as mission specialist on the maiden voyage of Space Shuttle Discovery, two years before the Challenger accident.

Judith Resnik's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Judith Resnik
Judith Resnik

She married fellow Carnegie Mellon University student Michael Oldak, but the couple split four years later.

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Judith Resnik Collabed with

TV Actress Nichelle Nichols, who played communications officer Uhura in the classic Star Trek series, motivated her to join NASA.

Judith Resnik Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Judith Resnik updated on March 22 2023.