Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Hofstee

Mariët Anna

The Netherlands

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Personal data

Birthdate:  09.08.1964
Birthplace:  Flemington, New Jersey
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  22.04.1991
Position:  LS
Status:  Ret. ??.11.1991

Additional information

Master of science and doctorate at the nuclear physics institute at the University of Groningen; later Assistant Professor Physics Department at the Colorado School of Mines; since September 2003 accelerator scientist at the KVI in Groningen, The Netherlands; Languages: English, German, French (limited); hobbies: astronomy, cats, music, ballet, volleyball; one of five candidates from the Netherlands in the 1992 ESA selection (only André Kuipers was selected as an astronaut).

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