Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Blindheim

Ståle

Norway

Personal data

Birthdate:  16.06.1957
Birthplace:  Vigra
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1991
Position:  SS
Status:  Ret. ??.11.1991

Additional information

Graduated from in Norwegian flying school; graduated from in Norway tactical school on the base Airforce of Norway; graduated from Test Pilot School, Edwards Air Force Base, California; in 1987 he began to work as pilot for the airline Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) and as tespilot of the Norwegian air force; in 1990 he was one of five Norwegian candidates for the European astronaut group; but could not pass the first stage of the selection of the European Commission.

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