Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates




Personal data

Birthdate:  10.03.1961
Birthplace:  Burgdorf
Marital status:  single
Selection date:  18.04.1991
Position:  LS
Status:  Ret. ??.09.1998

Additional information

One of five candidates from Switzerland in the 1992 ESA selection, but not selected; graduated in experimental physics from the University Bern; doctorate from the University Bern at the physics institute; hobbies: traveling, photography, cooking; he was noticed on the shortlist of 25 candidate applicants by the European Astronauts Board Selection (EASB), but was not selected in 1992 and again 1998.


Last update on February 28, 2009.