“It’s all about exploration”
Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, NASA Astronaut Megan McArthur is currently assigned as Pilot of the NASA SpaceX Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station.
Her previous spaceflight experience includes STS-125 for the servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope. McArthur worked as the flight engineer and robotic arm operator. She carefully retrieved the Hubble Space telescope and placed it in the shuttle’s cargo bay. The STS-125 mission was accomplished in 12 days, 21 hours, 37 minutes and 9 seconds, traveling 5,276,000 miles in 197 Earth orbits.
Megan enjoys SCUBA diving, backpacking, and cooking. Get to know Megan McArthur, Crew-2 Pilot.