Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Dordain

Jean-Jacques

France

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Birthdate:  14.04.1946
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Selection date:  ??.09.1977
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 22.12.1977

Additional information

Diploma in engineering from Ecole Centrale, 1968; from 53 European candidates for the 1977 ESA Spacelab-1 selection one of five French candidates, but not selected; until 1986 engineer at ONERA (Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales); since February 15, 2001 Director of Launchers at the ESA; since July 2003 Director General of the ESA.

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