Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Wüest

Martin

Switzerland

Personal data

Birthdate:  10.03.1961
Birthplace:  Burgdorf
Marital status:  single
Children:  
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.

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