- Name: Helen Sharman
- Born: 05/30/1963 (57 years old)
- Occupation: Chemist
Helen Patricia Sharman, CMG, OBE, HonFRSC (born 30 May 1963) is a chemist who became the first British astronaut (and in particular, the first British cosmonaut) as well as the first woman to visit the Mir space station in May 1991.
School: University of Sheffield, BSc 1984, Birkbeck, University of London, Ph.D. 1987
Birth Place: Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Helen Sharman quotes :
The government will see that human spaceflight is useful - for science and the economy - and inspirational.Helen Sharman