(TV Series documentary) (scientific advisor - 1 episode)
(TV Series documentary) (advisor - 5 episodes)
2 Print Biographies |
2 Interviews |
1 Article |
1 Pictorial |
Dr. Jane Goodall | Jane Goodall DBE Ph.D. | Dr. Jane van Lawick-Goodall
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
On 3lst January 1961, during my first year studying the chimpanzees of Gombe in Tanzania, a young chimpanzee named Ham hurtled into space and back in a Mercury capsule, paving the way for US astronauts to make similar journeys. Today, 48 years later, I would like to thank the astronauts, Robert Crippen (Robert L. Crippen
) and Scott Carpenter
, for honoring these chimpanzees and recognizing the ...
Goodall was at the Save the Chimps sanctuary in Florida on April 30, 2009, when astronauts Scott Carpenter
and Robert L. Crippen
visited to pay tribute to the chimps who paved the way for the United States' successful missions into space and to acknowledge the chimps' contributions to the space program. Save the Chimps was established in 1997 in response to the U.S. Air Force's announcement that ...
She often wears her hair in a ponytail and has a calm, serene demeanor.