Shannon Lucid

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Dr Shannon Lucid is an American biochemist and a retired NASA astronaut. She is a veteran of five space flights between 1985 and 1996 on the Space Shuttle and spending 179 days aboard the MIR space station. Dr Kass represented the European Space Agency in a working group organized by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) on Multicultural and International Issues in Space-Flight Research and Health Care, in which Shannon Lucid also participated.