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When I linked back to Do ISS astronauts notice, or experience symptoms of elevated CO2 levels? Do they wear monitors regularly? in this question, I was surprised to find that I hadn't named the astronaut shown in the image. Clicking through to other links, I found that her image is unreferenced and uncredited in several places!!

If it had been Tim Peake, these UK companies might have been more mindful perhaps?

Question: Who is the unnamed astronaut in this uncredited photo used in commercial promotional material?

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  • $\begingroup$ There is a clue however. In the URL of the image used in the Gas Sensing Solutions page linked above, the file name is katenasa.jpg. We don't have a separate identify-this-astronaut tag, so I've used identify-this-object. No "objectification of astronauts" intended. $\endgroup$ – uhoh Mar 26 '18 at 5:04
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That would be Dr. Kathleen "Kate" Rubins.

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    $\begingroup$ So it's Dr. Kathleen "Kate" Rubins Ph.D., the first person to sequence DNA in space, rather than "Kate Nasa". Thanks! I've edited both linked items to reflect the new information. $\endgroup$ – uhoh Mar 26 '18 at 10:13

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