Anne McClain Biography
Anne McClain (Anne Charlotte McClain) is a NASA astronaut and a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, engineer. She was the Flight Engineer for Expedition 58/59 to the International Space Station. In June 2013 she was selected by NASA as part of Astronaut Group 21, becoming the youngest astronaut on the NASA roster.
Anne McClain Age
McClain is 40 years old; she was born on June 7, 1979 in Spokane, Washington, U.S.
Anne McClain Education
Anne attended Gonzaga Preparatory School in Spokane. She later joined the United States Military Academy, West Point graduating with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. In 2004 she graduated with a master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Bat. In 2005 she obtained a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Bristol. Both master’s degrees were completed through a Marshall Scholarship.
Anne McClain Wife Summer Worden
McClain married Summer Worden in 2014 but they have since separated. Summer is a former Air Force intelligence officer and the founder and chief executive of Filly Intelligence LLC.
Summer is accusing McClain of identity theft after accessing her bank account from space. She filed an identity theft complaint to the Federal Trade Commission after she learnt that McClain had accessed her account. Her family also filed a complaint to NASA’s Office of Inspector General, accusing McClain of getting improper access to financial records. there was however no signs that someone had taken or removed money in the account.
Anne McClain Son
Anne is the mother to Summer’s son, who was a year older when they got married. In August 2017, she brought the child for the official NASA portrait session, but they were removed from NASA’s official portraits after complaints from Worden.
In 2018 McClain asked a judge to grant her shared parenting rights of the child, saying in documents, “She was there for his first steps and first words” and that they had “a very healthy and deep parental relationship.”
Anne McClain Divorce
Worden filed for divorce from Anne McClain in 2018 after McClain accused her of assault. The assault case was dismissed and the divorce is set to be finalized in October.
Anna McClain Rugby
McClain was a rugby player who played in Women’s Premiership and for the United States women’s national rugby union team, known as the Women’s Eagles. Her commitment in the army prevented her international career in rugby and prevented her participation in the 2006 Women’s Rugby World Cup, she participated at that level for a decade interrupted only by her deployment to Iraq, and credits the sport for her success in becoming an astronaut.
Anne McClain Military Career
McClain was commissioned as an Army officer in 2002, this was after her studies which qualified her as a Bell OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopter pilot. She was deployed to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Cavalry Regiment at Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii.
She rose through the ranks, starting with an Air Traffic Control Platoon Leader, Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Platoon Leader, to Detachment Commander.
She flew 800 hours and 216 combat missions during the 15 months deployment as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom after she was deployed to the Gulf.
In 2009 she was assigned to 1st Battalion, 14th Aviation Regiment at Fort Rucker as the battalion operations officer and OH-58D instructor after participating in Aviation Captain’s Career Course.
She was appointed Commander of C Troop, 1st Battalion, 14th Aviation Regiment, responsible for the Army’s initial entry training, instructor pilot training, and maintenance test pilot training in the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior in May 2010. She completed Command and General Staff College and the C-12 fixed-wing multiengine qualification courses in 2011 and 2012.
Anne McClain Nasa – Nasa Astronaut Anne McClain
In June 2013 McClain was selected by NASA as part of Astronaut Group 21, becoming the youngest astronaut on the NASA roster. She completed training in July 2015, making her available for future missions.
On December 3, 2018 she successfully launched aboard Soyuz MS-11 to the International Space Station at 06.32 ET (11.32 GMT) from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. She is the flight engineer of Expedition 58/59.
Anne made her first Spacewalk together with Nick Hague to install the adapter plates while Dextre swaps the batteries between spacewalks. The extravehicular activity (EVA) lasted 6 hours and 39 minutes.
On March 29, Anne was scheduled to perform a second EVA with Christina Koch, which would have been the first all-female spacewalk, but spacesuit sizing issues resulted in this EVA being reassigned to Hague and Koch. McClain conducted a second spacewalk with Saint-Jacques on April 8. They returned to earth on board Soyuz MS-11 on June 24, 2019.
Anne McClain SNL
Astronaut Anne McClain stopped by Weekend Update. ? #SNL pic.twitter.com/t2Fb1TxOy8
— Saturday Night Live (@nbcsnl) March 31, 2019