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Fontana was an early 21st century astronaut.

Fontana was on the first manned mission to Saturn, under Colonel Shaun Geoffrey Christopher, and with O'Herlihy. Their name was on the mission's assignment patch in the 602 Club. (ENT: "First Flight")

This character was only mentioned in writing.
Fontana was named in honor of "Tomorrow is Yesterday" writer D.C. Fontana.
In the novel The Rings of Time by Greg Cox, her full name is given as Alice Fontana. A Canadian national, she and Christopher are said to have had a relationship which lasted a year and a half prior to the Saturn mission in 2020. They eventually get back together, marry and have two children, the eldest of whom is named for James T. Kirk, whom she and Christopher met that year.

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