Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Welch

Christopher "Chris"

United Kingdom

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Personal data

Birthdate:  ??.??.1960
Birthplace:  Weybridge
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1989
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1992

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in Physics, University College Cardiff (1981); Master of Science in Experimental Space Physics, University of Leicester (1982); Ph.D. in Spacecraft Engineering, Cranfield University (1992); Chairman of British Space Education Council; leader of the School of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Production Engineering at the Kingston University; currently Principal Lecturer in Astronautics and Space Systems at Kingston University where he currently holds both a Business and a Teaching Fellowship and is the University's 2010 Teacher of the Year; also a Faculty member of the International Space University, a Visiting Lecturer in Spacecraft Propulsion at Cranfield University; candidate for the Juno project, but did not reach the final selection.

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