Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Simo

Ernest

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  21.07.1956
Birthplace:  Okla / Cameroon
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  ??.??.1994 / ??.??.1996
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 08.12.1994 / 01.05.1996

Additional information

Baccalaureat Mathématiques, 1975; Polytechnic School of Portsmouth in England; University of Essex in England with speciality, Telecommunications by Satellite; Ph.D. in Electric from the University of Birmingham in England, 1983; worked then for different companies in the USA; semi finalist in NASA group 15 and 16 selections; first Africa born NASA candidate; currently employed by Comsearch; has triplets (John, Michael and Christiane).

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