Janet Lynn Kavandi, born July 17, 1959 in Carthage, Missouri, is a veteran of three space shuttle missions. Her first was STS-91 aboard Discovery, the last mission to the space station Mir in June 1998, where she was a mission specialist. Her second mission was STS-99 on the Endeavor in June 2000. It was the last solo flight of the Endeavor because the remaining missions were dedicated to the International Space Station.
Her final mission STS-104, was also to the ISS on board the Atlantis in July 2001.