Born on July 1, 1977, Jessica Meir is an American/Swedish astronaut, marine biologist and physiologist who, along with Cristina Koch, were the first women to participate in an all-female spacewalk (October 18, 2019).

Jessica Meir

She had previously served as the Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital and done post-doctorial research at University of British Columbia.

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Jessica Meir Ethnicity/Religion

Jessica was born in Caribou, Maine to Swedish mother and Israeli father of Iraqi-Jewish descent. Talking about her, she played flute, saxophone and piccolo as a youth and enjoys reading classical literature. She also loves recreational cycling, hiking, running and scuba diving.

Jessica Meir Affair/Married/Husband

Her relationship status is not known at the moment. For more information, visit her twitter.


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Personal Information

  • Full Name: Jessica Ulrika Meir
  • Nicknames: Jessica Meir
  • Birthday: July 1, 1977
  • Age: 42 years old (as of October 2019)
  • Birthplace: Caribou, Maine, US
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, International Space University, Brown University
  • Profession: Astronaut, marine biologist, physiologist
  • Nationality: American and Swedish
  • Ethnicity/Race: Mixed
  • Religion:  Not Available
  • Zodiac: Cancer
  • Spouse/Husband: Not Available

Measurements

  • Height: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • She holds dual citizenship of United States and Sweden
  • She is a marine biologist, astronaut and physiologist.
  • She had previously served as the Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital.
  • She has done post-doctorial research at University of British Columbia,
  • She was selected as an aquanaut on the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations 4 crew in 2002.
  • She was selected by NASA to Astronaut Group 21.
  • She and Cristina Koch were the first women to participate in an all-female spacewalk (October 18, 2019)

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