Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Nygård

Jesper

Denmark

Personal data

Birthdate:  12.06.1971
Birthplace:  Gentofte
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  30.11.2005
Position:  PSP / Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  active

Additional information

Candidate from Denmark in the 2005 national astronaut selection; Ph.D. in applied physics from Copenhagen University; employed as associate professor at the Niels Bohr Institute.

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Last update on January 01, 2008.