Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Corydon-Petersen

Olaf

Denmark

Personal data

Birthdate:  21.03.1935
Birthplace:  
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  30.08.1977
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 22.12.1977

Additional information

Electrical engineer; from 53 European candidates for the 1977 ESA Spacelab-1 selection the only candidate from Denmark, semi-finalist (on the shortlist of 12), but not selected.

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