Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Gaute Thomas


Personal data

Birthdate:  09.05.1962
Birthplace:  Akershus
Marital status:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1991
Position:  LS
Status:  Ret. ??.09.1998

Additional information

In 1985 graduated from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology; degreed engineer physicist; doctoral dissertation, 1991; since 1996 he works as the professor of physics in the Norwegian university of the agriculture; 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; was noticed on the shortlist of 25 candidate applicants by the European Astronauts Board Selection (EASB), but was not selected in 1992 and again 1998.


Last update on January 01, 2008.