Jan Davis

Jan Davis

Nancy Jan Davis (born November 1, 1953 as Nancy Jan Smotherman, later assuming the name of her stepfather (Davis)) is a former American astronaut. A veteran of three space flights, Dr. Davis has logged over 673 hours in space. Dr. Davis is now retired from NASA.

Read more about Jan Davis:  Early Life, Education, Organizations, Awards, Engineering Career, Astronaut Career, Later NASA Career

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2006–07 ISU Speed Skating World Cup - Races - Men
... November 10, 2006 Heerenveen, Netherlands 1500 m Erben Wennemars 145.96 Shani Davis 146.45 Jan Bos 146.76 Wennemars, who had been disqualified from the 500 m, took the ... In the last pair, Shani Davis met Olympic champion Italian Enrico Fabris, and the two prevented the Dutch from finishing with the top four spots ... Olympic champion Davis finished out of the podium, 0.01 of a second behind Wennemars ...
Jan Davis - Later NASA Career
... Davis was assigned to NASA Headquarters as the Director of the Human Exploration and Development of Space (HEDS), Independent Assurance Office for the Office of Safety and Mission Assurance ... Davis managed and directed independent assessments for the programs and projects assigned to the HEDS enterprise ... Davis retired from NASA in 2005, and currently works for Jacobs Engineering Group as a Vice President and Deputy General Manager ...

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