Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Welch

Kenneth

Canada

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Personal data

Birthdate:  
Birthplace:  Cardston, AB
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Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.2009
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 13.05.2009

Additional information

BASc, Engineering Physics, University of British Columbia (1991); Ph.D., Nanotechnology, Uppsala University, Sweden (2006); currently a Senior Researcher in the Department of Nanotechnology and Functional Materials at Uppsala University in Sweden. He also works as a combat support pilot and is a full-flight simulator instructor. His extensive flight experience also includes 11 years as a military pilot, including 1000 hours on the CF-18 Hornet, as well as combat missions in Kosovo.

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Last update on May 24, 2009.