Christina Birch

Christina Birch

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1986-11-17

Status In-Training

Type Government

Astronaut Biography

Christina Birch grew up in Gilbert, Arizona, and graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biophysics. After earning a doctorate in biological engineering from MIT, she taught bioengineering at the University of California, Riverside, and scientific writing and communication at the California Institute of Technology. She became a decorated track cyclist on the US National Team.
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