Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

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Klaus Imanuel

Switzerland

Personal data

Birthdate:  02.02.1944
Birthplace:  Zurich
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1977
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 22.12.1977

Additional information

Master of Science in Geography from the University Zurich, 1969; doctorate in Geography from the University Zurich, 1973; 1982 assistant professor at the University of Zurich; 1988 full professor for Geography at the University Zurich; one of six candidates from Switzerland in the 1977 ESA selection (only Claude Nicollier was selected); hobbies: windsurfing, wine growing.

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