Dr. K. Megan McArthur biography

IMAX: Hubble 3D


Dr. K. Megan McArthur, a Californian, received a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1993, and a Doctorate in Oceanography from the University of California, San Diego, in 2002. At Scripps Institution of Oceanography, McArthur served as Chief Scientist during at-sea data collection operations, and has planned and led diving operations during sea-floor instrument deployments and sediment-sample collections.

In July 2000, McArthur was selected as a Mission Specialist by NASA, and assigned to various technical assignments within the astronaut office before being assigned to her first spaceflight, STS-125. With the completion of that mission, she has logged almost 13 days in space.

Dr. K. Megan McArthur Filmography


IMAX: Hubble 3D

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  45 min.
Release Date: March 19, 2010 (limited)
DVD: March 29, 2011

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Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Scott D. Altman, Gregory C. Johnson, Dr. John M. Grunsfeld, Dr. Michael J. Massimino, Dr. K. Megan McArthur, Dr. Andrew J. Feustel, Michael T. Good