Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Beckel

Lothar

Austria

Personal data

Birthdate:  15.08.1934
Birthplace:  
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1977
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 22.12.1977

Additional information

Scientific field: geography, earth observation. Founder of the Austrian company Geospace GmbH, Bad Ischl 2086, later Salzburg - until 2007. representative of SPOT Image, ESA-Earthnet, Eurimage, Radarsat.
One of six candidates from Austria in the 1977 ESA selection, but was not selected.

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