Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Beer

Simon

Switzerland

Personal data

Birthdate:  18.11.1961
Birthplace:  Basel
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  18.04.1991
Position:  LS
Status:  Ret. ??.11.1991

Additional information

One of five candidates from Switzerland in the 1992 ESA selection, but not selected; graduated in machine engineering from the ETH Zürich; doctorate from the ETH Lausanne; employed as technical consult in the private industry; hobbies: volleyball, music, reading.

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