Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Haas

Robert

Austria

Personal data

Birthdate:  ??.??.1942
Birthplace:  Graz
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.07.1989
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 06.10.1989

Additional information

One of seven candidates from Austria for a Soyuz mission, but not selected; senior and only non-academic candidate; Lieutenant Colonel. The former military aerobatics world champion and commander of the "Karo-As" squadron of the Austrian Federal Army he was suspended from the garaduation as as "Draken" pilot due of his hard criticism about the Swedish interceptor.

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