NASA astronaut Janice Voss dies at 55

February 7, 2012 2:40:25 PM PST
NASA astronaut Janice Voss, from Rockford, has passed away from cancer after a courageous battle.

Voss is one of only six women who have flown in space five times.

Voss began her career with NASA in 1973 while a student at Purdue University. She was 55 years old.