Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Varnier

Francoise

France

Personal data

Birthdate:  04.09.1944
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Selection date:  ??.??.1980
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????
Day of death:  27.10.1996
Place of death:  Bourges

Additional information

Lecturer at ther university of Marseilles; one of five French candidates for the first Soyuz mission, but not selected; retired after a parachute accident; died in an air crash on 27.10.1996 in Bourges.

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