Thomas Marshburn

  Male      American      Physician

  Born : Aug 29, 1960  

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Thomas Henry "Tom" Marshburn (born August 29, 1960) is an American physician and a NASA astronaut. Marshburn was born in Statesville, North Carolina. He trained in emergency medicine and worked in emergency rooms in Texas and Massachusetts. He served as a Mission Specialist on STS-127. Marshburn was a member of the Soyuz TMA-07M crew which launched to ISS in December 2012 to join Expedition 34.

Marshburn graduated from Henderson High School in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1978. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Davidson College, North Carolina, in 1982, and a Masters in Engineering Physics from the University of Virginia in 1984. He received a Doctorate of Medicine degree from Wake Forest University in 1989 and a Masters in Medical Science from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1997.

Marshburn's awards include the NASA Superior Achievement award (1998), Space and Life Sciences Division Special Space Flight Achievement Award (2003, 2004) and the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Superior Achievement Award (January 2004). Marshburn is a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and the Aerospace Medical Association...

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