I get motion sick in cars and I thought, 'This is just like driving around the mountains in Arkansas.Long-term astronauts face uphill climb Jun 17, 2002
I ran across those pine needles and I thought, 'Oh my goodness, I'm gonna die,Long-term astronauts face uphill climb Jun 17, 2002
I walked in and sat down and the vehicle started to moveLong-term astronauts face uphill climb Jun 17, 2002
When I came back from (the 1993 shuttle mission) my legs hurt and I thought that when I came back from the Mir flight, that my muscles would be sore as well ... But I never had any muscle achesLong-term astronauts face uphill climb Jun 17, 2002
Shannon Matilda Wells Lucid (born January 14, 1943) is an American biochemist and a NASA astronaut. At one time, she held the record for the longest duration stay in space by an American, as well as by a woman. She has flown in space five times including a prolonged mission aboard the Mir space station.
Lucid was born in Shanghai, China, to Baptist missionary parents Oscar and Myrtle Wells, but grew up in Bethany, Oklahoma and graduated from Bethany High School. She attended the University of Oklahoma and obtained a Ph.D. in biochemistry from that school in 1973.
She is married to Michael F. Lucid of Indianapolis, Indiana and they have two daughters and one son, and five granddaughters.