Biographies of International Astronauts

Cheli

Maurizio

Italy

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Personal data

Birthdate:  04.05.1959
Birthplace:  Modena
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  15.05.1992
Selection group:  ESA-2
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 30.06.1996

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-75  MSP  22.02. - 09.03.1996 15d 17h 41m 
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Total  15d 17h 41m 
           

Additional information

Master of science in aerospace engineering from the University of Houston, 1989; Lieutenant Colonel, Italian Air Force; test pilot; hobbies: Soccer, cycling, tennis, traveling; married to former astronaut Marianne Merchez; later again employed in the Italian Air Force; currently first test pilot for Alenia Aeronautica.

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