Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Jeitler

Manfred

Austria

Personal data

Birthdate:  08.04.1959
Birthplace:  Vienna
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.07.1989
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC) / LS
Status:  Ret. ??.11.1991

Additional information

Doctor of sciences (physics of elementary particles); experimental physicist at the institute of high-energy physics of the Austrian Academy of Sciences; later he works in the European Center of Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva (Switzerland); one of seven Austrian candidates for a Soyuz mission, but not selected; in May 1991 one of five candidates from Austria in the second ESA selection, but not selected.

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