Judith Resnik

About Judith Resnik

Birth Day: April 5, 1949
Birth Place: Akron, OH

Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik was born on April 5, 1949 in Akron, OH. The second American female astronaut and the first American Jewish astronaut, who died tragically in the Challenger explosion. She previously had been a part of mission aboard the Discovery.
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As per our current Database, Judith Resnik has been died on Jan 28, 1986 (age 36).

๐ŸŽ‚ Judith Resnik - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Judith Resnik die, Judith Resnik was 36 years old.

Popular As Judith Resnik
Occupation Astronaut
Age 36 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born April 5, 1949 (Akron, OH)
Birthday April 5
Town/City Akron, OH
Nationality OH

๐ŸŒ™ Zodiac

Judith Resnikโ€™s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

๐ŸŒ™ Chinese Zodiac Signs

Judith Resnik was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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The second American female Astronaut and the first American Jewish Astronaut, who died tragically in the Challenger explosion. She previously had been a part of mission aboard the Discovery.

Before Fame

She got a perfect score on the SAT in high school and later earned an electrical engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon University.


She logged 145 hours in space as mission specialist on the maiden voyage of Space Shuttle Discovery, two years before the Challenger accident.

Family Life

She married Michael Oldak, a fellow student at Carnegie Mellon University, but the two divorced four years later.

Associated With

She was inspired to join NASA by Actress Nichelle Nichols, who played communications officer Uhura on the classic Star Trek series.

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