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).
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.
Everyone knows @Astro_Christina & I went for a spacewalk on Friday. But do you know why? With the support of @NASA_Johnson teams, we replaced the BCDU to bring @Space_Station power back to full capacity. We hope Friday’s adventure invigorates the power of all who dare to dream! pic.twitter.com/QFuCCPMxjq
— Jessica Meir (@Astro_Jessica) October 21, 2019
Profile / Wiki / 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
- 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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